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Treasure Ashes Into Diamonds: A Keepsake Worth Million Dollar

Aww! This is how we scream out seeing a diamond. Diamonds are one of the most precious jewels. These shiny glitzy diamonds are supposed to be girl’s best friend. Diamonds are best chosen to be part of any ceremony like engagement and gifting to close ones. Guess what! Now you can turn ashes into diamonds and turn ashes of your mother, father or grandmother into the sparkling diamonds.

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Losing a loved one fills a person with a highly emotional state of bereavements and leaves you with just heavy heart. You are left with nothing but their memories and good times piled up in the corner of your heart. But now there is a bit more adventurous choice to transform ashes into a diamond. This not only leaves you with their memory but you are always associated with them in the form of ring, pendant or necklace.

Cremation is considered as the most popular choice after the death. But here is better and trending option to forge the ashes into diamonds rather than storing them in an urn and sprinkling them.

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The cremains or hairs of loved ones can be locked into a stunningly beautiful diamond. Every diamond is unique with your heart in diamond, with cherishable memories and moments locked in it.

This technique of turning out ashes into diamonds is known as “memorial diamond”, and this service is provided by Algordanza in Switzerland. You can choose the shape, size, and color of the exquisite diamonds.

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How are these magnificent diamonds created?

The basic process is to reduce the carbon in ash and then under high heat and pressure, it is converted into diamonds.

  • The process begins with cremation. It requires a minimum of 1 pound of cremains.
  • The cremains are tested in a special oven to check the content of carbon. If there is not enough carbon, then strands of hairs are added to fix the required carbon.
  • The next step is to remove the impurities and contaminations and make the ashes to 99% pure carbon.
  • The carbon is converted into thin slippery graphite sheets.
  • Then it is processed under high temperature and high pressure growing machine and is left for a period.
  • The carbon is converted into a ball of graphite and when it is opened there is uncut and unpolished personalized diamond waiting for you.

The color of the diamond is generally blue because of the impurity of boron present in it. The extent of boron depicts the shade of blue color of the diamond. More the boron, darker is the blue color.

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Have you ever felt that grief and dissatisfaction of not able to fulfill your grandmother’s last wish to make her visit Haridwar? Congratulations, now you can take her to Haridwar with you locked inside your ring.

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