March 28, 2016 2 min read
Take it from the very dazzling and sparkling Marilyn Monroe, "Square-cut or pear-shaped, These rocks don't lose their shape. Diamonds are a girl's best friend." She knew what she was talking about. In fact she would've probably used our White Gold Autograph Crystal Pen to sign President John F. Kennedy's 45th birthday card. Those born this month, consider yourself lucky and extra sparkly with Marilyn as your best friend.
The word "diamond" was adopted from the Greek word "adamas," meaning "untamable," or "unbreakable." I would be pretty resilient too if I was made up of highly organized carbon atoms (same substance as coal!) and it took ton of pressure (~725,000 pounds per square inch) and heat (~2,000 degrees Fahrenheit) to make me! In fact I'd probably be Emma Frost from X-men, a perfect combination of Marilyn Monroe and diamonds with a kick of super powers. How awesome would that be?
But Professor Xavier would've discovered the secret behind my dazzle and made his own a impenetrable diamond fortress. He would've also figured out that my beauty came from 3 things:
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