What’s the most precious piece of jewelry you own? Well, it’s most likely that it’s not a diamond containing a person who died (unless you’re a really weird person).

Considering the fact that both diamonds and death are eternal, it may make sense why a Swiss company thought about mixing the two. The European startup called Algordanza is using the remains of loved ones to create memorial diamonds that are later turned into delicate jewels.

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Diamonds are actually made of pressurized carbon atoms that come from the earth’s mantle. The process involves a massive amount of pressure and heat.

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The human body also contains around 20% of carbon, which remains after a corpse is cremated. That’s exactly what the company uses in order to grow synthetic diamonds!

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