Chapter Four of “In the Pink” is now available to read. You can find it here. I hope you are enjoying Mercer’s story as she tries to steal the pink ice!
There are a couple of reasons why I chose to make the diamonds pink. When I was researching gems, I discovered that pink diamonds are extremely rare and that only the very elite knew about them until recently.
What is so special about pink diamonds?
“A rare pink diamond fetched 45.44 million Swiss francs ($45.75 million) in 2010, virtually doubling the previous record to become the most expensive stone ever sold at auction and underline the strength of the international jewellery market.” –Eskae Jewellers
“Once, only royalty and aristocrats wore pink diamonds” — Diana Jarrett
“Probably the most famous pink diamond in the world that does not really exist was the fictitious Pink Panther Diamond” — Wikipedia
“When Ben Affleck gave Jennifer Lopez a pink diamond solitaire engagement ring, traffic to web sites that had pink diamonds increased from 300 to 400 percent” — Diamonds-Team.com. Experts believe this engagement ring is what made pink diamonds famous.