Are Diamonds Really A Girl’s Best Friend?

Pradeep Aradhya
6 min readApr 28, 2022

Many economies, wars and at the very least male female romances/ contentions are all driven by diamonds. Yes they are shiny and almost indestructible … but their value is driven by someone telling girl kids to lust for diamonds … and by Marilyn Monroe and Beyonce writing stupid pop songs … and the general scarcity of diamonds. So is the female affinity for these jewels merely pavlovian? Are there many men who bear similar proclivities?

Based on the $57.41M price for the 15.1-carat De Beers Cullinan Blue that sold two days ago in Hong Kong, perhaps not. This…

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