Diamond was found as a material comes from the deepest place of the volcano which contains atom and carbon. Indeed, diamond is a transparent crystal binding four atomic carbons. Rock diamond was elevated into earth’s surface through the volcanic eruption. Researchers said the elevation of diamond is because of the melting stones. Diamond is created 90 miles deep beneath the surface, at the temperature of 2,200°F. At other condition of pressure, carbon may transform into other forms instead of diamond. Unfortunately, diamond cannot be created beneath the sea.
In the prehistoric era diamond was known as the third hardest material after ‘Aggregated diamond nanorods’ and ‘Ultrahard Fullerite’. As a matter of fact, the word ‘diamond’ means “unbeatable’ in ancient Greek language.
Diamond comes up to the surface since the very long time ago, 1 – 3.3 billion years ago. Indian was the first who mine the diamond. Buddhist people found a Sanskrit literature, Anguttara Nikaya, which then completed in the year 296 BC. The ancient literature told about a shiny diamond as a religious decoration. At that time, diamond was associated with divinity of Gods. Diamond was believed to bring good luck to the owner. At that time in India, provision of diamond’s owner was based on colors and caste in society. Only kings were permitted to possess all colors of diamond.
As the time went by, diamonds then became the trading commodity in eastern and western India. In many cultures, they used diamond for gems and industry.
In Europe diamonds were once missing for almost 1,000 years following the rise of Christianity. They rejected diamond as they considered it talisman. According to their belief, talisman was not permissible since God is the only savior.
But later, popularity of diamond rose again as people use it as jewelry. The lack of supply set off the popularity.
In 13th century King Louis IX of France declared the law that only kings allowed to own diamonds.
In February 2005, Team of US and China archeologist found four aluminum heritages in the stone tomb in China. In year 4,000 – 2,500 Chinese people use diamond powder to polish their axes. In China, diamonds were used it as a complement to other jewelry like Jade.
For the centuries diamonds happened to be very popular amongst the aristocrats. They used diamond for wedding rings. Later, diamonds were developed into other forms. Diamond proves to be the most popular jewelry of all time.
Washington Post in 5th of March 2007 reported a new type of diamond found in Canada by a stone expert who had looked for it for many years. The discovery claims Canada as the third country discovering diamond.
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