National Geographic : 1957 Jun
Most valued symbol of your devotion A gift of diamonds means so many things ... highlights a man's achievements through the years... reflects his personal good taste and thoughtful judgment... the one great gift whose value will endure beyond all others... a gift of diamonds. This year, let a diamond make memorable that special anniversary or birthday, a debut, the birth of a child, or any significant event... "A diamond is forever." 2 carat 1 carat 2 carats 3 carats $205to $500 $600 to $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 dia monds. (Federal tax extra.) Prices vary with top qualities offered. Exceptionally fine stones are higher. De Beers Consolidated Mines, Ltd.