Fascinating facts about DIAMONDS:
10 Billion Trillion Trillion: Carats of the largest diamond in space, a crystalized star that was named Lucy after the Beatles song “Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds”.
1477: year Archduke Maximilian of Austria proposed to Mary of Burgundy with the first diamond engagement ring.
327 B.C.: Year Alexander the Great invaded India and brought diamonds back to Europe.
546: Carats of largest cut diamond on earth, the Golden Jubilee, which was found in South Africa in 1985.
13th Century: Louise IX of France decreed that only members of the royal family could wear diamonds.