Posted September 16, 2018 07:03:22The diamonds worth $200,000 and above may seem like the most expensive of diamonds to purchase, but for those who want to be able to give back, the diamond band can make a big difference.
A man named Zac Brown is one of the first Australians to ever earn $100,000 by making diamond wedding bands.
Mr Brown started making diamonds in his late 20s, and then went on to earn $300,000 from his business diamond company, Diamonds for Life.
But with a large business and a very lucrative hobby, Mr Brown was unable to afford the diamond wedding band, which was a $20,000 diamond ring with a 6-carat diamond ring.
“It’s not something that would really fit in my budget,” Mr Brown said.
“My wife is a diamond collector so I just thought I’d make it a little bit of a gift and give her something to remember my life with.”
The ring has a beautiful design and has been featured on ABC News Tonight with Tom Burridge, which has been a hit with viewers.
Mr Smith said the diamond ring had a beautiful finish and was the perfect way to honour a friend and mark his memory.
“He loved making the diamond rings and he was a very generous person and gave out some of the diamonds in the shop and gave it away to people who needed it,” he said.
Diamond rings were traditionally used to commemorate loved ones who died young.
However, there have been a number of high-profile deaths in recent years.
In 2018, a woman died in hospital after contracting pneumonia after having a diamond engagement ring on her finger.
“You never want to go out and see a death that could be something that could happen to you and you could never forget it,” Mr Smith said.
He said Mr Brown had taken the diamond engagement rings from a family friend who had died in 2015.
“I just wanted to take the rings and give them to him so he could have a good memory,” Mr Gray said.
The diamond wedding ring will be auctioned off in December and the proceeds from the sale will be donated to the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
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