Essays Tagged: "diamonds"

Diamonds and Africa. Western influences on African Diamond mines.

Off Cratons, Cuts, and Cutures:Diamonds in the Western Imaginary and the Diminishment of African Cultural OpportunitiesJust about e ... zing force and violence in an effort to attain their participation, perpetuating this tragic image. Diamonds, as a product of Western aesthetic values, through the circumstances of history and geology ... and geology, becomes an ideal medium for this perpetuation.This is an examination of the history of diamonds and their valuation, drawn in tandem with a tracing of African cultural change in the colon ...

(16 pages) 323 2 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

A lesson well learned.

designing custom rings,and learning all of the trickiest techniques of designing jewelry and settingdiamonds. The money he was earning was great. He was able to support his familyand still have enough ...

(2 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

International Trade Agreements

in the production in an industry which uses that factor intensely. (i.e. Newly discovered caches of diamonds in South Africa would lead to increased diamond exportation. This could lead to less produc ...

(4 pages) 317 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Nigh school cliques, racism and conformity.

Diamonds on the InsideWhen you live in a small town, you often find that you life is being dissected ... represent. If you don't let it show, how can anyone see how unique and special you are? We all have diamonds on the inside, and we must make the choice of whether we will let them shine or not.

(5 pages) 133 3 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The development of Sierre Leone.

the indigenous people.After Independence in 1961 government was corrupt and controlled the trade in diamonds and the profits. Little of the profit was shared out to the rest of the population.Since 19 ... water 34%Population per doctor20,000Population with access to sanitization11%The major exports are Diamonds, Rutile, Cocoa, Coffee and Fish. The main industries are Agriculture and Diamonds, although ...

(3 pages) 95 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Diamond Mining and Uses

Diamonds are used in countless ways. They are used in manufacturing and medicine to create top-quali ... ways. They are used in manufacturing and medicine to create top-quality scalpels and machinery, for diamonds are the hardest substances known to man and offer the highest accuracy in tools. They also ... Africa, Russia, Congo, Botswana, and Australia. In Africa, which produces more than half of all the diamonds found globally per year, mining them is a chief industry.First, diamonds are used in the fi ...

(4 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Pocket money is being spent unwisely.

. However, money is not so powerful it can buy everything; you cannot buy true love, health for all diamonds in the world. But money given to children, the so-called pocket money has some special powe ... o at school, teachers should teach about values of life and how to distinguish trashes (husks) from diamonds. Then we would not have to say that pocket money is being spent unwisely.

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Technological development often ends up increasing the gap between the rich and the poor. Do you agree? Provide clear arguments to support your position.

continent in terms of natural resources. It has 50 percent of the world's gold, most of the world's diamonds and chromium, 90 percent of the cobalt, 40 percent of the world's potential hydroelectric p ...

(2 pages) 60 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Death of a salesman

ensive look at the subterranean message. The utterances in the play by Ben referring to the jungle, diamonds, and the departing train are the most outstanding circumstances surrounding the elder broth ... t is for the rest of the audience; their jungle is the afterlife. '"'The jungle is dark but full of diamonds, Willy.'"' These lines spoken by Ben lead Willy to a thirst for diamonds, and since Willy h ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Story of your Life

ign objects, your mother refuses to remove her thirty-nine carat wedding band, lined with expensive diamonds. "TOP OF THE RANGE DIAMONDS!" she shouts, as the nurses back off, and leave the highly paid ...

(12 pages) 82 1 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Present tense beach onbservation essay

usly waiting for the man made waves to appear. As I look atthe water it seems like an ocean full of diamonds. The sand almost has the same affectonly instead of diamonds it is a ground drenched in gli ...

(1 pages) 15 0 4.5 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay about Bllod Diamonds in Africa

or rather sorrowfully, Africa, a continent with a relatively recent discovery of a mass quantity of diamonds, has endured hardship beyond just concede, owed to the unearthing of this unique gem. A seq ... zing force and violence in an effort to attain their participation, perpetuating this tragic image. Diamonds, as a product of Western aesthetic values, through the circumstances of history and geology ...

(10 pages) 169 0 4.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What rock or mineral has the greatest Influence on impact on human society? (diamonds)

The mineral diamonds have had one of the largest influences on human society. Diamonds creates mind pictures of ... he economy, fashion, and industry of humans of the past and for years to come.The characteristic of diamonds relies on many different factors such as where it's found, and how it is made. Diamonds are ... at and pressure by which they are formed. The diamond is the hardest of all known natural minerals. Diamonds are obtained from mining or appearing on the surface from volcanic eruptions. The majority ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Book Review - "Congo" by Michael Crichton.

f Travi-Com, a telecommunications firm, sends a group of scientists to the Congo in Zaire to gather diamonds needed to finish a breakthrough in laser communications technology.The night the scientists ... ng a rescue team including Karen Ross, a one-time CIA associate, to find both his employees and the diamonds. Dr. Peter Elliot, a researcher on primate advancement, accompanies them on the trip hoping ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

People v. Alvin & Bill

are partners and prospectors in a diamond mine in Strayer State. They fear tresspassers might steal diamonds from the mine when they are away, so they keep the location of their mine a closely guarded ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Diamond Mining Industry in Australia

Diamonds are the hardest, most robust and brilliant of all precious stones. The word 'diamond' comes ... 'diamond' comes from the Greek word 'Adamas', which means unconquerable, referring to its hardness. Diamonds are transparent gems composed of carbon and are the hardest natural substance in the world. ... they also have the highest thermal conductivity of 20-25 W/cmK, which is 5 times more then copper. Diamonds in its most pure form are colourless, although some may contain traces of Boron or nitrogen ...

(7 pages) 39 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Greed – An Examination of Its Role in the Destruction of Humanity

les that reinforce this statement are the: countless wars fought over raw materials such as oil and diamonds, the selling of weapons by the military, and society's contribution as a whole to global wa ...

(9 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Reader

and he even classified readers into four categories: sponges, sand glasses, strain bags, and mogul diamonds. A reader that is a "sponge" absorbs all that they read and return it in the s ... s to profit from it too. Most of the individuals in our advanced placement English class are "mogul diamonds." We read to learn and profit from our reading. We read for our own benefit and do no ...

(3 pages) 972 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


an elephant's hunter he name was Mr. Quatermain and they told him about a tale that tell about some diamonds that are in the mountain crossing the dessert. So Mr. Quartemain that invited Sir Henry to ... day they left so they were crossing the dessert just with a letter and the map that tells where the diamonds are.And the when they where in the dessert they bight with an elephant a one of them die he ...

(2 pages) 1069 0 5.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

If I Could Turn Back the Clock

fridge, you would open the fridge door and wink at me. With dimples flashing and eyes shining like diamonds, you looked so angelic. Without fail I would give in to your demands. Just one chocolate or ...

(4 pages) 31 1 3.4 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories