Diamonds are considered to be very valuable. What are some of their qualities that might make them so valuable? Strength and durability? Shininess and beauty? Rareness? Aside from qualities like these, what are some other qualities that make something valuable? Uniqueness, sentimental value, and having a special history might all be good examples! What other types of value can you think of??
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