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Like Diamonds in the Sky

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Diamonds are often found in engagement and wedding rings, fancy earrings and tennis bracelets.  But did you know that there is a prevalence of diamonds flying around in outer space?  Literally, millions and millions of tons of space diamonds litter the galaxies.  Like something from a sci-fi movie, there are massive moon sized diamonds, asteroids trailing diamond dust and certain planets where sparkling gems fall from above like magical hail.
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Unusual Diamond Uses

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Diamonds have it pretty hard.

Well, as the most dense substance on the planet, how could they not?  Having originally been deemed “adámas” by the ancient Greeks (their word for ‘unbreakable’), diamonds know a thing or two about having their mettle tested.  Aside from the engagement and wedding ring obligations they commonly pull, diamonds have tons of other work to do.  Utilized in industries that range from ultra grade electronics to highly advanced medicine, diamond duties are definitely as diverse as they are demanding.  Read on for a conclusive list of diamond jobs, old and new. Continue reading Unusual Diamond Uses