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John Wesley Huddleston - From Farmer To Millionaire

Born in 1862, Huddleston was a farmer, born to a farming family in Pike County, Arkansas. By surprise in August 1906, Huddleston discovered two unusual crystals on the property, along a dirt road, turning him to a wealthy man. 

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Diamond Portraits: Cartier

Any list of the most respected and valuable jewelry brands will undoubtedly have Cartier at or near the top. For the past 170 years, Cartier has been at the forefront of premium jewelry design and fabrication. 

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The Top Most Creative (and Outrageous) Products Made with Diamonds - Diamond Shoe.

 The finale of the ninth season of America's Got Talent saw host Nick Cannon stroll out in a record-breaking world pair of shoes that he had custom-made for the event. The shoes feature 14,000 diamonds, totaling 340 carats. Sourcing all the diamonds and having them made of the same size took over four months. It took 2,000 hours to craft the footwear and nearly a year to complete it.

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The Most Creative (and Outrageous) Products Made with Diamonds - Diamond Couch

 French design company PlumeBlanche has added to its extensive line of artistic furniture pieces with a limited edition sofa featuring diamonds set in platinum buttons. The seat also features the company's logo in diamonds, mounted in full-grain leather. Not surprisingly, only a limited run of these sofas are planned as a few people might struggle with the $190,000 price tag. Surprisingly, this is not the most expensive sofa in the world. That honor goes to the $409,000 stainless steel mirror sofa by architect Ron Arad.

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Seretse Khama - Making of A Strong Nation

The son of Queen Tebogo and paramount chief Sekgoma Khama II, the first president of Botswana, and the builder of a strong economy with diamonds. 

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