With the highest hardness degree of 10 on the Mohs hardness scale, diamonds are the hardest natural mineral on earth. This characteristic makes the “King of Gemstones” extremely resistant and a noble and an uncomplicated all-rounder.
When storing diamonds and diamond jewellery you should be aware of its strengths. Keep your jewellery separate in the jewellery box so they don’t rub off each other. In this way, you avoid scratches on gold, pearls and other gemstones. The hardness of diamonds however differs on the individual crystal surfaces. And that’s why it’s only possible to grind diamonds with diamonds.