18 October 2005

Diamonds

It's two year old news, but it's new to me. According to Wired Magazine, diamonds may be the new cubic zirconia. A factory can now make gem quality and size diamonds that used to sell for $10,000-$15,000 for a hundred dollars.

Hat tip to Pit of Babel.

2 comments:

Andrew Oh-Willeke said...

A nice capsule history of the diamond industry in general is found here.

Andrew Oh-Willeke said...

See also here.