Secret Diamond Slang from Within the New York Diamond District

Back in April, New York Times author Ben Schott got an inside look at the 47th block of New York’s diamond district. Bordered by fifth and sixth avenues, the main drag is saturated with jewelry shops and diamond exchanges. Cops also line the streets alongside the district’s endless stream of hustlers and customers. Read more

10 Fun Facts about Diamonds

It is written that Confucius once mused, “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.” Popularized by everyone from royalty who incorporated them into their regal garb, to movie stars like Marilyn Monroe who put them on the map as “a girl’s best friend”, their allure and charm have persisted for centuries. Read more