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About Diamonds

"Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without" - Chinese Proverb

Diamond Factsheet

Download Petra’s diamond factsheet to find out more about the diamond lifecycle.


Why are diamonds so special?

For centuries their exquisite beauty, inner fire and unique physical qualities have made them prized above all other gems.

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What are diamonds used for?

Diamonds have been treasured as gemstones since their first use as religious icons in ancient India.

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White Diamonds

Pure white diamonds are in fact very rare, with yellowish or brown tints being present in the majority of ‘white diamonds’.

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Coloured Diamonds

As the Earth’s rarest and most valuable gemstones, fancy coloured diamonds are the ne plus ultra of possessions.

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