Diamond: A pure or nearly pure, extremely hard form of carbon, naturally crystallized in the isometric system.
Marilyn Monroe and diamonds were almost synonymous during her heyday
“Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend” featured the 1953 movie “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”.
Discovered in 1990 in Zaire, the Millenium Star is the world's second biggest flaweless diamond, weighing 203 carats. Uncut it was over 777 carats. It took over three years to produce the classic pear form. The cutting was done with lasers.
The diamond studded Mercedes Benz is owned by Saudi Prince Waleed. It is mink furnished and valued at 4.8 million dollars.
Diamond: A transparent, flawless or almost flawless piece of this stone, especially when cut and polished, valued as a precious gem.
Featured on Herb Alpert’s 1987 album “Keep your eye On Me”. The song reached #5 in the U.S. and #4 in Canada and Holland and charted well in several other countries around the world. Janet Jackson is featured on lead vocals.
"Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes" was featured on Paul Simon's classic 1986 album "Graceland".