Exhibition explores the 'nature of diamonds’ The jewelry industry markets the diamond as a blanket statement of love and adoration, but millennia of violent geological events, cultural lore and human struggle also lie behind the sparkle of the everlasting stone. Every facet of the diamond and its history will be explored during “The Nature of Diamonds,” an exhibition scheduled to run Nov. 1 through April 26 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. The exhibition is organized by George E. Harlow, curator in the museum’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, and is sponsored by the Diamond Information Center, New York City. Exhibits will first pay tribute to the cold, hard facts about the cold, hard stone. Visitors will enter a mine tunnel leading to a re-created diamond pipe, like the kind blasted into existence 3 billion years ago by volcanic erupti

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