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We’d like to share our passion and expertise for diamonds with you, which is why we’ve created the Blesq diamonds blog – read on for gripping tales and exciting news about the most precious gemstone on Earth.

15. März 2019
Ausgezeichnete Qualität
Das Gemological Institute of America entwickelte weltweit anerkannte Standards zur Bewertung von Edelsteinen. Eine GIA Zertifizierung ist das Extra, das Ihren Blesq Diamanten oder Ihr Blesq Schmuckstück auf ein exklusives Niveau hebt.
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8 March 2019
Diamond Price & Quality Determination: The Famous «4C’s»
In all of its wonder, a diamond is unique and has special properties that affect its value. Until the middle of the 20th century, all types of precious stones, including diamonds, were valued according to many different systems, most of which were linked to local trade structures.
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28 February 2019
Diamond Mining - A Rocky Road Part 2
Within a century, the hard labor of mining by hand, has evolved into industry where hi-tech machinery performs the hard work. However, only little hardness has been lost.
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15 February 2019
Diamond Mining - A Rocky Road Part 1
Within a century, the hard labor of mining by hand, has evolved into industry where hi-tech machinery performs the hard work. However, only little hardness has been lost.
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1 February 2019
The Constellation diamond The most expensive rough diamond of all time - Part 2
The sparkling magic of a diamond can make you forget about time. The brute intensity of the circumstances at the moment of its birth, up to 46 billion years ago, lets you experience time in a whole new way. The same applies to the place of origin, from the glowing depths of the Earth’s crust to the cold vastness of space where diamonds are formed.
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25 January 2019
The Constellation diamond The most expensive rough diamond of all time - Part 1
The sparkling magic of a diamond can make you forget about time. The brute intensity of the circumstances at the moment of its birth, up to 46 billion years ago, lets you experience time in a whole new way. The same applies to the place of origin, from the glowing depths of the Earth’s crust to the cold vastness of space where diamonds are formed.
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18 January 2019
The Constellation diamond The most expensive rough diamond of all time
It’s a truly magical event when a precious diamond, several billions of years old, is found after it’s made its long journey up from the mystical depths of the Earth’s core. In 2015, the Karowe mine in Botswana took the world by storm – not just once, but twice – after two record-breaking diamonds were discovered there. The ‘Lesedi La Rona’ (1,109 carats) and ‘The Constellation’ (813 carats) are two of the largest rough diamonds ever found, and were found on two consecutive days, on 16 and 17 November 2015! The 21st century been unofficially named as ‘the new diamond century’. The phrase was coined in 2017 after the 910-carat ‘Letseng’ diamond was found in Lesotho.
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10 January 2019
«The Cullinan Diamond» From the Earth’s crust to the Crown Jewels
Almost too good to be true. The fascinating story of the largest rough diamond ever found in human history sounds like something lifted from the pages of a J. R. R. Tolkien novel: the ‘Cullinan Diamond’ was split into nine large diamonds and 96 minor brilliants for a total of 105 precious stones. And who laid claim to the two largest stones?
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