Diamonds are forever. Relationships, not so much.

From The Southern Illinoisan
By Laura Mandaro, MarketWatch

Diamonds may last forever. Many relationships do not. Painful and pricy reminders of disappointed love, these gemstones nevertheless count among an owner's financial assets.

They carry insurance, get locked up in banks and sometimes show up in wills. Their very pricetags have helped them symbolize connubial commitment - of a temporal sort.

Tango’s Take

A crystallized piece of carbon formed by eons of pressure and heat in the bowels of the earth may last longer than some marriages. Dynamite reporting. If diamonds are girl’s best friend and dogs are man’s best friend, then the genders have a long way to go before they can have mutual friends.
Check out this story in Tango’s Archives on diamond – love connection.

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