Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but do you know why? There are many facts about diamonds that many people don’t know. Did you know that diamond is the hardest natural substance on earth and it takes pressure of 100 million atmospheres to turn coal into a diamond? Diamonds also have the ability to conduct heat. So if you’re ever cooking something in your oven or using a stove top, make sure not to put any diamonds down there! Here are 10 facts about diamonds that might surprise you. Number One: Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Number Two: The word “diamond” derives from the Greek word adamas, which means unconquerable or invincible. Number Three: There is an estimated total of about 170 million carats in existence with a value estimate around $200 billion dollars as of 2009… and these numbers continue to climb! Number Four: It takes pressure of 100 million atmospheres to turn coal into diamond. Number Five: A true yellow diamond will often be classified according to its hue undertones and intensity–for example, strong yellows range from lemon through canary; moderate ones look like old-fashioned brass door knobs while faint shades have more of a buttery appearance that most people would

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