Antwerp – Diamond City20.03.2012
What people do not know about the small city Antwerp in Belgium is its diamond industry. Simply Antwerp is diamond capital of the world. Certain facts amaze the normal human being. A small city in Northern parts of India Surat leads the Diamond cutting and polishing industry. But the second largest place in the world for Diamond supply is Antwerp. Diamond belongs to Carbon family like graphite or coal. But what makes diamond typical and most exotic is its specific lattice structure. Diamond is one of the hardest natural materials available to mankind. This rigid structure often never allows any impurity in the structure. If a small micro particle penetrates this give a different color to Diamond. Diamond is considered to be one of the most exotic precious stones available to mankind. There were wars and destruction happened in the history of mankind just to possess one diamond. The various religious and cult aspects also surround the fable of a diamond. Antwerp contains some of the world famous gemologists and skilled workers who cut and polish these divine precious stones. Diamond is one of the costliest precious stones available to mankind. Though buying a diamond is not for everybody to know the history and cultural aspects of diamonds make a fascinating study.
Women irrespective of the nationality love diamonds. Plan a trip to the city of diamonds in Belgium. Take your girl friend or wife and try to buy the smallest diamond ring or a pendant. See the remarkable joy this act bring in her life. Visiting this historical and fascinating city is easy and within the budgetary limits if somebody chooses a cheap ferry as a mode of transport. Channel ferries offer memorable comfort and moderate pricing on return fares.
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