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What is a diamond

Material properties

Natural history - How diamond is formed

History of diamonds

The diamond industry

- Diamond Job Descriptions

Blood diamonds

Glossary

Articles about diamonds

References:
  • David, Joshua (September 2003). "The New Diamond Age". Wired, issue 11.09.
  • De Beers Group. "De Beers Group". Retrieved March 14, 2005.
  • Epstein, Edward Jay (February 1982). "Have You Ever Tried To Sell a Diamond?" (subscription required). The Atlantic Monthly.
  • Epstein, Edward Jay (1982). "THE DIAMOND INVENTION" (Complete book, includes "Chapter 20: Have you ever tried to sell a diamond?")
  • Chaim Evevn-Zohar (2007). "From Mine to Mistress - Corporate Strategies and Government Policies in the International Diamond Industry" (Second edition of the book on the world diamond industry) Mining Journal Press.
  • Eppler, W.F. Praktische Gemmologie. Ruhle-Diebner-Verlag, 1989
  • Government of Gujarat (2004). "Vibrant Gujarat: Sector Profiles". Retrieved March 14, 2005.
  • Kjarsgaard, B.A. and Levinson, A. A. (2002). Diamonds in Canada. Gems & Gemology, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 208238.
  • Kunz, George Frederick, Curious Lore of Precious Stones, Lippincott Co., 1913
  • Pagel - Theisen, Verena. Diamond Grading ABC: the Manual Rubin & Son, Antwerp, Belgium, 2001. ISBN 3-9800434-6-0
  • Streeter - The Great Diamonds of the World , London, George Bell & Sons, 1882
  • Taylor, W.R., Lynton A.J. & Ridd, M., (1990) Nitrogen defect aggregation of some Australasian diamonds: Time-temperature constraints on the source regions of pipe and alluvial diamonds. American Mineralogist, 75, pp. 12901310.
  • Tolkowsky, Marcel (1919). Diamond Design: A Study of the Reflection and Refraction of Light in a Diamond. London: E. & F.N. Spon, Ltd. (Web edition as edited by Jasper Paulsen, Seattle, 2001)
  • Tyson, Peter (November 2000). "Diamonds in the Sky". Retrieved March 10, 2005.
  • United Nations Department of Public Information (March 21, 2001). "Conflict Diamonds". Retrieved March 10, 2005.
  • Weiner, K.L., Hochleitner, R., Weiss, S., Voelstadt H. Diamant, Lapis, Munchen, 1994.
  • Yarnell, Amanda (February 2, 2004). "The Many Facets of Man-Made Diamonds". Chemical & Engineering News, vol. 82, no. 5, pp 2631.
  • American Museum of Natural History. "The Nature of Diamonds". Retrieved October 21, 2005.
  • Carnegie Institution."Very Large Diamonds Produced Very Fast". Retrieved November 1, 2005.
  • Williams, Gardner, The Diamond Mines of South Africa, New York, B.F. Buck & Co., 1905
  • World Diamond Council. "About The WDC". Retrieved November 19, 2006.
  • Wise, Richard W. "Secrets Of The Gem Trade, The Connoisseur's Guide To Precious Gemstones". (2003) Brunswick House Press. Website of book: Secrets of the Gem Trade GIA "A Contribution to the Understanding of Blue Fluorescence on the Appearance of Diamonds". (2007) GIA












TABLE OF CONTENTS

What is a diamond

Material properties

Natural history - How diamond is formed

History of diamonds

The diamond industry

Blood diamonds

Glossary





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