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This post is guaranteed to make some guys happy and hopefully some ladies too. Well it has almost become a culturally ingrained fact that ‘diamonds are absolutely required in all marriages almost to our detriment.
Well, consider this a wake up call from Ira Weissan (A diamond industry veteran with a decade of experience at one of the world’s largest diamond polishers). In his article, ’7 Reasons Why Diamonds Are a Waste of Your Money by Ira Weissman, Founder, www.TruthAboutDiamonds.com‘ he articulates focusing on what’s most important, an interesting perspective and here are two reasons for your preview…do click on the link below for the rest of the story.
1) The most common misconception about engagement rings is that they’re some kind of ancient tradition that’s deeply embedded in human history in societies around the world. This is completely false. The idea of a diamond engagement ring is roughly a century old. Guess who invented the concept? Not surprisingly, it’s the same people who mined the diamonds — the De Beers diamond syndicate.
2) Diamonds are not an investment — they are a retail product like any other. People explain away spending thousands of dollars on a little stone because they mistakenly believe that the diamond is a solid investment.
Now, read the rest of the story here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ira-weissman/7-reasons-why-you-shouldn_b_1720870.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009
As always do Remember "Relationships (people) Matter."
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