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How to Search for Diamonds?

One of the difficult things about searching for diamonds is the fact the best way to find those sparkly gems is not obvious. So, as in other things in life, a little knowledge can go a long way to save … Continue reading

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Fourteen-year-old Girl Finds 3.85-carat Diamond

After hearing about the 5.16-carat, honey brown diamond found at the Crater of Diamonds State Park on July 31 by 12-year-old Michael Dettlaff of Apex, North Carolina, 14-year-old Tana Clymer and her family from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, decided to experience Arkansas’ … Continue reading

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2.13 ct. Brown Diamond Unearthed at the Crater

Clay Jarvis of San Antonio, Texas, has been fascinated by diamonds since he was boy, when at age 10 he visited a diamond cutting facility in Amsterdam, Holland. Recently, the business and commercial builder was working on a project in … Continue reading

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A Fascinating Story Behind 2 Diamonds

“I frequently receive emailed questions about the Crater of Diamonds State Park and its diamond mine,” wrote Margi Jenks, Park Interpreter in a Crater of Diamonds State Park news release. “However, the inbox on July 18th contained an unusual email that … Continue reading

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12-Year-Old Boy Finds 5.16-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds

While traveling to Fayetteville, Arkansas, to spend some summer vacation time with family there, the Dettlaff family from Apex, North Carolina, decided to drive 100 miles out of their way to have some fun at Crater of Diamonds State Park. … Continue reading

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Visitor Finds 2.10 Carat Birthday Diamond at Crater of Diamonds

The diamond is the traditional birthstone for those who were born in the month of April. How perfect that Andrea Murphy of Gentry, Arkansas, found a 2.10-carat brown diamond while she and her family visited the Crater of Diamonds State Park last week to celebrate her birthday. According to Park … Continue reading

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To Dig or Not to Dig

That is the first question that most first-time visitors to the Crater of Diamonds State Park usually ask themselves when they get ready to visit the park. Everybody knows that if you are going to go mining, you are going … Continue reading

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Some Days Are Diamond: Florida Man Finds 1.95 ct. Brown Diamond

The second-largest diamond found so far this year at Crater of Diamonds State Park was certified on the afternoon of November 28. The 1.95-carat dark brown gem is about the size of an English pea, with a round shape and a … Continue reading

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Plowing for Diamonds in Arkansas

Crater of Diamonds State Park is the world’s only diamond-producing site open to the public. On average, two diamonds are found each day at the park. The state park’s policy is finder-keepers. What park visitors find is theirs to keep. … Continue reading

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Everyone Finds Calcite Crystals at Crater of Diamonds

All visitors to the Crater of Diamonds State Park find calcite crystals. The following information provided by the Arkansas State Park gives potential visitors to the park a little bit more about this interesting and useful little crystal. The diamond … Continue reading

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