DID YOU KNOW: The most expensive piece of jewelry ever designed specifically for a movie was the necklace worn by Nicole Kidman in the musical Moulin Rouge. The $1,000,000 creation was designed by Stefano Canturi. The platinum necklace has 1,308 diamonds with a combined total of 134 carats.
DID YOU KNOW: The largest diamond ever found is the Cullinan Diamond which was 3,106 carats before it was cut and polished. The largest polished gem from the stone is named Cullinan I or the Great Star of Africa. It is 530 carats, worth $400,000,000 and mounted in the head of the Scepter with the Cross which Queen Elizabeth II held at her Coronation in 1953.
DID YOU KNOW: The way a diamond's weight is measured is by the carat. The word carat is derived from the carob bean. In the past diamond dealers would balance their scales with carob beans, which had a basic uniformity that helped keep scales more accurate.
DID YOU KNOW: The most expensive nail polish in the world is Azature Black Diamond Nail Polish. The ultra-luxe bottle of black nail polish contains 267 carats of black diamonds and costs $250,000. While the there will only be one bottle of the $250,000 nail polish produced, there is also a cheaper version that contains one real black diamond and retails for just $25 per bottle.