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Society has revered the diamond as a precious product of nature for hundreds of years. It takes billions of years for a diamond to be formed.
Once formed under extreme temperature and heat, a diamond rests in the Earth's crust approximately 90 miles beneath the surface awaiting to be discovered.
A diamond's beauty, rarity and value inspired research into its synthesis as early as the 1700s. Although scientists explored the possibility of growing a diamond in the lab, they didn't have the technology to produce the high levels of heat and pressure needed for diamond formation.
Pearls have been coveted as symbols of wealth and status for thousands of years. A pearl is one of the glories of nature, as unlike diamonds or coloured gemstones, it is found in its complete natural state. Aside from being drilled, it does not need to be re-cut or fashioned by hand. Essentially, a pearl results from the presence of an irritant in an oyster. The irritant may be in the form of a grain of sand or a living thing such as an insect or foreign body. Once within the mollusk, the invader is trapped by soft tissue & over a number of years secretions, called nacre, will form it into a magnificent pearl.