Dying People Are Wishing To Be Sent Here. When I Saw Why, I Was Speechless

While there now exists various ways to memorialize our departed loved ones (press them into your favorite record, incorporate them into bullets, etc), Algordanza, a Swiss company, has taken quite an equally unexpected approach – turn your loved one’s cremated ashes into a memorial diamond. Take a look!

It starts with a chemical process that extracts the carbon from the ashes, which is then heated to convert it into graphite.

“The human body is 18% carbon. 2% of this carbon remains after cremation, and it is this carbon that Algordanza uses to make their diamonds.”

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The graphite is then heated to a temperature as high as 2,700 degrees Fehrenheit and then subjected to forces as high as 870,000 pounds per square inch.

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The finish man-made diamond’s color can range from white to dark blue, depending on the boron content of the ashes.

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For a price starting at 4,259 Swiss Francs or $4,474 USD, you can have a small diamond made (with no additional service) from your loved one’s ashes.

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A treasured piece that can be worn and cherished.



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You can even continue making memories after your loved one’s passing, like this man who took his grandmother on a trip through the U.S. after her cremated remains were turned into a diamond ring.

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What do you think? Would you consider turning a loved one’s cremated remains into a diamond jewelry?