Have you ever tried to sell a diamond? A classic article that describes the diamond industry and its problems. While it was written a while ago, it does describe the history of the development of the love of diamonds, and its relationship to romance. Quite an eye opener in how diamonds were manipulated in the public eye, and how De Beers really became one of the few monopolies of the latter part of the 20th Century. So if you are in the market for diamond rings why not read this article, and understand a little more about how clever marketing created, formed and fomented that desire!