Yadav Diamond & Jewelry Glossary

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Diamonds are minerals made of almost pure crystallized carbon (99.95%). They are formed millions of years earlier at depths greater than 75 miles below the earth's surface. Here the necessary temperature and pressure are present to create this unique gemstone. Over the years diamonds have been brought closer to the earth's surface by volcanic eruptions where miners are able to collect them today.

The word diamond is derived from the Greek "adamas," which means unconquerable. This is fitting because diamonds are the hardest known substance to man. In fact, the majority of diamonds mined today are not sold to be manufactured into jewelry, but are utilized in industrial tool parts for cutting because of the hardness of this gem.

Diamonds on Web is an established supplier of top-quality diamonds with over 20 years of industry experience. We can offer you a wide selection of certified loose diamonds that vary in cut , color , carat , and clarity , at a price that can fit your budget. We have expert gemologists ready to assist you, and we would be more than happy to share our knowledge with you if you are in the market for a loose diamond or finished diamond jewelry.

For more information on diamonds, please visit our Diamond Education section to learn more.