A Diamond Is for... Chumps?

A Diamond Is for... Chumps?

There are 2 comments on the www.theatlantic.com story from Feb 13, 2012, titled A Diamond Is for... Chumps?. In it, www.theatlantic.com reports that:

Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?

An unruly market may undo the work of a giant cartel and of an inspired, decades-long ad campaign

The diamond invention—the creation of the idea that diamonds are rare and valuable, and are essential signs of esteem—is a relatively recent development in the history of the diamond trade. Until the late nineteenth century, diamonds were found only in a few riverbeds in India and in the jungles of Brazil, and the entire world production of gem diamonds amounted to a few pounds a year.

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Nha Trang, Vietnam

#1 Feb 13, 2012
Dr. Bill_mr! do U kno why Africa America sport boy obsession about diamond on da earmark!?! ;)
Justin

Richmond, VA

#2 Feb 14, 2012
The only people who make money off diamonds and gold coins are pawn shops.

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