Just came across this company, LifeGem, which claims to convert carbon gathered from your loved ones (either through hair locks, if they are still with you, or through their cremated remains, if they are no longer with you) into diamonds. According to them, the diamond thus created will be “a memorial to their unique life, or as a symbol of your personal and precious bond with another”. Personalized diamonds, as you may call it.
Well, giving a personalized diamond to your loved ones may be exciting, but the idea of having the cremated remains of the ones you have lost converted to diamonds and kept as memory sounded a bit creepy to me. Will having a diamond made out of the remains of your loved ones help in lessening the grief and pain? Frankly, I don’t know. However, these are just my personal views, I did find a lot of testimonials of people who have availed of this service and have benefited emotionally from it. Keep Reading