Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.
Part of our western outlook stems from the scientific attitude and its method of isolating the parts of a phenomenon in order to analyze them.
The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
—Christian Nestell Bovee
How do real-world diamonds get their value? Part of it derives from their scarcity, but a host of other factors ultimately determines the extent to which a particular gem is prized. Rough diamonds are painstakingly cabbed, cut, and polished to remove infirmities, an intricate and rigorous process that leaves the diamond even more valuable than before. In this study, we employed a similarly ...