The Diamond Age

There’s an article on Slashdot today about Adia Diamonds, diamond manufacturers. These aren’t artificial diamonds though; Adia diamonds are “physically, chemically and optically identical to an earth-grown mined diamond“. The only differences being that you’re not handing money over to the De Beers cartel and you won’t get blood on your hands.

This is a good time to bring out a couple articles about the reality of the diamond business:

Ten Reasons Why You Should Never Accept a Diamond Ring

Have you Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?

The Diamond Invention

For the record, Sarai and I are not buying a diamond wedding ring, natural or man-made.