If we talk about stones ,Why dimonds are so costly among them ?
logic states tho that a Diamond is only compressed carbon....right?
Well...the answer to this is..it depends on supply n demand more. Ppl think diamonds are rare, diamonds are popular, so diamonds are expensive....thas somewat true but not entirely..as...diamonds r not especially rare...huge deposits were found in South Africa over a hundred years ago so physical scarcity aint the issue.
So wat makes diamonds expensive then??
1. Supply: altho theres a huge supply of diamonds not all diamonds are created equal. In jewelry trade diamonds r usually judged according to the "four Cs" ---- Carat (weight), Clarity, Color n Cut----these provide for differentiation between the huge numbers of diamonds that could be dug from the ground.
Well Carat, Clarity n Color r determined naturally...applying which alone alone reduces the naturally available supply of "quality" diamonds drastically.
The fourth C ie. Cut...is an entir ...more