Why Are Diamonds Precious?


27 min

Available from July 18, 2017 at 12:00 am to August 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm

Why are diamonds so expensive? Head to South Africa to explore diamond mines with the Xenius team to find out! Next, we head to Antwerp, the world's diamond capital, to discover the art of carving these gems and assessing their value. Finally, in Friborg-en-Brisgau, researchers have succeeded in producing synthetic diamonds that are more real than real life.

  • Presenter:Dörthe Eickelberg, Pierre Girard
  • Country:Germany
  • Year:2017