5 Facts You Should Know About Pink Diamonds

  • Pink diamonds range from delicate pastel to deep raspberry, and are typically associated with romance.

  • These extremely rare diamonds have long been revered by Hollywood stars and today are a favourite of collectors and connoisseurs.

  • Pink diamonds have only been found in a few mines across the world. The rich Golconda region in India and the Minas Gerais region of Brazil produced notable diamonds in the 17th and 18th centuries.

  • Today, the Argyle mine in Western Australia is the source of the vast majority of the worlds supply. Argyle is famous for generating the hugely coveted full-bodied hot pink diamonds.

  • Pink diamonds rate 10.0 on the mohs hardness scale, making them exceptionally well-suited for jewellery.

August 07, 2014 by Perrine Comeille
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