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No Diamond In The Rough

A Christie's employee presents an unmounted heart-shaped diamond, D colour, internally flawless, type IIa diamond, weighing 56.15 carats, with excellent polish and symmetry during a press preview in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday, April 1, 2011. The gemstone is estimated to fetch 9 to 12 million Swiss francs (6,878,000 to 9,163,000 euro or $9,689,000 to $12,918,000) at the Christie's jewels sale on May 18 in Geneva. (AP Photo/Keystone, Christian Brun)

Question: Are diamonds really a girl's best friend?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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