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.

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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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