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How a Diamond Gets its Shape A diamond doesn’t start out being shiny and perfect the way it is when we purchase it. The diamond undergoes numerous steps to get its shape and shine. Stage 1 Mining the Diamond As some people know diamonds are made by the earths core heating up and releasing small crystals from volcanic eruptions. This leads us to the first stage of making a diamond. Mining it. About 50% of diamonds are found in Africa, but some sources of diamonds have been found on almost every continent in the world. Diamonds can be found as Read More →