20 interesting facts about jewelry

20 interesting facts about jewelry

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Throughout history, men have worn, sold, and gave great value to precious metals, rare gemstones, and jewelry. But even if you consider yourself an expert in matters related to them, perhaps in this issue you'll find a few new facts that will surprise you.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

20 interesting facts about jewelry

1. The weight of the largest pearls found in the wild, which is called the pearl of Allah or pearl of Lao Tzu, is 6.3 kg.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

2. Jewelry collection of Queen Elizabeth II of great Britain is estimated at 57 million dollars.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

3. Diamond "Heart of the ocean" from the movie "Titanic" by James Cameron was not fully artistic invention. On that fateful night along with the Titanic sank quite a large sapphire.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

4. All diamonds over a long period of time turn into graphite.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

5. Although the diamond is considered the hardest substance in the world, was created synthetic nanomaterials, which are much harder than diamond.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

6. Despite the high hardness of diamond, it is quite fragile. If you hit it with a hammer, it will shatter.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

7. Wedding rings was made mandatory for marriage by Pope Nicholas I in 860 BC

20 interesting facts about jewelry

8. Opal may 30 percent consist of water.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

9. Emeralds of very high quality are considered more valuable than diamonds.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

10. Pure gold is always yellow, and the color is changed only if it is added to other metals.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

11. One of the largest sapphires is called the "Star of Asia", and is now in the Smithsonian Museum of natural history.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

12. All the gold that was mined in the history of the world, you can compress a 16-foot cube.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

13. In the oceans is about 10 billion tons of gold.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

14. Pearl is formed only in 1 out of 10,000 oysters.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

15. Only one out of a million diamonds mined becomes jewelry.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

16. The age of all diamonds is more than 3 billion years.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

17. The most expensive jewelry you created for the movie, became necklace heroine Nicole Kidman for the movie "Moulin Rouge". The price was $ 1 million.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

18. All 12 stones corresponding to each month of birth, descended from the 12 tribes of Israel.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

19. Engagement ring worn on the fourth finger, as it is believed that there is Vienna, which goes to the heart.

20 interesting facts about jewelry

20. Through many millions of years the Sun will turn into one big diamond star.

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