Would you agree that Diamonds are the most beautiful mineral on earth? Well we highly disagree. The rise in popularity of the diamond is actually linked to the jewelry industry's decline in sales during the beginning of the 20th century, so they tied the diamond to a band of metal and made it signify monogamy. Yes friends, the wedding band is literally just a ploy to sell more diamonds. Let’s look at 21 minerals that are 10000x more beautiful than diamonds!