Diamonds: Diamond jewelry
makes a wonderful gift for any occasion, whether it be a self-purchase just because you deserve it or a first
fine jewelry gift to a sweetheart or a deeply
sentimental choice to celebrate your years together. The diamonds that MyJewelrySource.com uses in our jewelry
meet very strict grading standards and we are very proud of the quality, workmanship and selection we offer.
Ultimately your ringsselection of diamond jewelry is based on your taste and preferences and MyJewelrySource.com
offers a very wide range of styles from classic
anniversary bands and
eternity band rings to
engagement mountings to
Amazingly, diamonds are the hardest substance known to man. They have
the highest rating on the Mohs scale of hardness. They are a 10.
diamond can scratch
Diamonds are made of pure carbon, the only gemstone made of just one element. Interestingly, carbon is the building block
that is found in every living thing on Earth. What makes
diamonds so hard is their
unique crystal structure, the specific arrangement of carbon atoms.
Diamonds were formed millions and millions years ago when the
continents were formed. Diamonds were created when just the right amount
of heat and pressure were present deep inside the Earth.
Blue diamonds are
created when boron is present in addition to the carbon atoms.
form when nitrogen is present. Diamonds have found their way to the
surface through the eruption of volcanoes. Today diamonds are mined
in about 25 countries, with a large percentage being mined in South Africa.
Care: MyJewelrySource recommends cleaning your
with a soft-bristled brush or a cloth with plain or soapy water or jewelry
Diamonds will become dirty and
dull when they are exposed to skin oils, perfumes, lotions, dirt, and dust. These elements adhere to the
surface and reduce its brilliance. So be sure to clean the
underside of the diamonds since that's where most of the dirt can
accumulate. While steaming and ultrasonic cleaning will not damage
diamonds, these methods are not
recommended by MJS as they may loosen the setting, and subsequently,
stones may fall out.