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The diamond is known for being the hardest stone type in the world. However, this does not mean that these precious stones are indestructible. Can you damage a diamond? The answer to this is clear. Yes, the diamond from your jewellery can always break or become damaged. In this article, we will tell you everything that you must know and we will give you a number of useful tips in order to prevent damage to your diamond.
- What can damage a diamond?
- The hardness of the diamond
- The structure of the diamond
- Protecting your diamonds from damage
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Particular poisonous substances, such as chlorine or other aggressive chemicals, can also damage your diamond jewellery. It is therefore essential to clean diamond jewellery in the correct way. In the article about cleaning diamond jewellery, you can read step by step how to do this.
Just like graphite and soot, the diamond therefore consists of carbon. However, the difference lies in the structure of the precious stone. For the diamond has a completely unique crystal structure: cubical and isometric. All carbon atoms have been bound in all directions in exactly the same way. This pattern repeats itself every 8 atoms, and this explains the extreme resistance.
- Take off your diamond ring if you are doing manual work. In this way, you will prevent your jewellery from accidentally hitting against a sharp object and causing the diamond to crack.
- Always store your diamond jewellery separately so that the pieces cannot come into contact with each other. So always keep them in the original box or in a pouch with a soft lining.
- In order to clean your diamond jewellery, some lukewarm water with a mild washing-up liquid - possibly with a small amount of ammonia - is sufficient for making the diamond sparkle again. In any case, never set to work with a random cleaning agent. These agents often contain chemicals which can damage your jewellery.
Has your diamond nevertheless become damaged? Then you can of course trust the BAUNAT experts to restore your beloved jewellery in a professional way.