National Geographic : 1957 Apr
Most valued symbol of your devotion When a diamond is your gift it bears with it the mark of your achievement. Your good judgment is confirmed, for a diamond's value is enduring. The giving of a diamond subtly demon strates the quality of your discernment. Your devotion is continually recalled when your gift is a diamond. This year, let a diamond make memorable that special anniversary,or important birthday,a de but, the birth of a child, or any significant event. "A diamond is forever." /2 carat I carat 2 carats 3 carats $205 to $500 $600to $1210 $1300to $3500 $2275to $6545 Color, cutting and clarity, as well as carat weight, contribute to a diamond's value. A trusted jeweler is your best adviser. Prices shown cover range of quotations in January, 1957, by representative jewelers for their top quality unmounted diamonds. (Federal tax extra.) Prices vary with top qualities offered. Exceptionally fine stones are higher. De Beers ConsolidatedMines, Ltd.