First Synthetic Diamonds

Documentation about the first synthetic diamonds and the techiques and equipment used.
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Louis de Geers 17th century palace in Stockholm, today it hosts the Deutch embassy but in 1953 this was the place where diamonds was first synthesised by man.

Louis de Geers century palace in Stockholm, today it hosts the Deutch embassy but in 1953 this was the place where diamonds was first synthesised by man.

This picture of a picture shows some of the first diamonds ever produced wich was done the 15th february 1953 in Stockholm.

A photo of a photo of the first syntehtic diamonds created in Stockholm in february The diamnonds are abour mm in diameter and crystalised spontaneously as opposed to the ones GE made two years later which crystalised on seeds of natural diamond.

Nicodur, ASEAs most successful diamondproduct, synthetic diamonds coated with nickel. As the diamonds are magnetic they are as seen attracted to a neodymium magnet. Read more about identification of the early diamonds here:  http://www.gemmologi.se/Homepage/Download-File/f/650212/h/4d3d9191d79be7cd0b683de89ea5715b/Asplund%2C+Jan+%282014%29+%2B+Identification+of+early+synthetic+industrialquality+diamonds+with+gemmological+methods.

Nicodur, ASEAs most successful diamondproduct, synthetic diamonds coated with nickel. As the diamonds are magnetic they are as seen attracted to a neodymium magnet. Read more about identification of the early diamonds here: http://www.gemmologi.se/Homepage/Download-File/f/650212/h/4d3d9191d79be7cd0b683de89ea5715b/Asplund%2C+Jan+%282014%29+%2B+Identification+of+early+synthetic+industrialquality+diamonds+with+gemmological+methods.

Baltzar von Platen, the man behind the technology that produced the first synthetic diamonds.

Baltzar von Platen, the man behind the technology that produced the first synthetic diamonds.

The maneouveringroom used during the first successful production of synthetic diamonds.

The maneouveringroom used during the first successful production of synthetic diamonds.

The "sphere" used for the first synthetic diamonds after use.

The "sphere" used for the first synthetic diamonds after use.

The apparatus used for preassure during the construction of the first synthetic diamonds. The picture shows when the press is about to be moved.

The apparatus used for preassure during the construction of the first synthetic diamonds. The picture shows when the press is about to be moved.

The famous "sphere" used for the first successfull production of synthetic diamonds 15 february 1953 by ASEA in Sweden.

The famous "sphere" used for the first successfull production of synthetic diamonds 15 february 1953 by ASEA in Sweden.

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