National Geographic : 1958 Jan
Treasured beyond all other gifts "Happy anniversary, darling." . . .There is no better way in all the world to say, "Happy anniversary, darling," than with a dia mond gift. Gathered in its glow are the good years you've shared together and all the promise of the years to be. Only a diamond says again, "This is for always." ... "A diamond is forever." This year, let a diamond make memorable that special anniversary, or important birthday, a debut, the birth of a child, or any significant event. 1/2carat, $200 to $475 1 carat, $550 to $1200 2 carats, $1400 to $3180 3 carats, $2500 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 October, 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 Consolidated Mines, Ltd.