National Geographic : 1958 Oct
Treasured beyond all other gifts This is the hour worthy of diamonds. This is the time when all the seasons you have shared together are marked endur- ingly by the shining light of this-the greatest gift. diamond is forever." V2 carat, $225 to $455 1 carat, $615 to $1275 2 carats, $1680 to $3500 3 carats, $3000 to $6820 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 July, 1958, by repre sentative jewelers for their top-quality unmounted diamonds. (Federal tax extra.) Prices vary with top qualities offered. Exceptionally fine stones are higher. De Beers Consolidated Mines, Ltd. "A This year, let a diamond make memorable that special anniversary or important birthday, a debut, the birth of a child, or any significant event.