Watch a Hydraulic Press Turn a $4,000 Diamond to Dust

It never stood a chance.

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The lovely lunatics the have used their crushing device to destroy all kinds of things from phones to watches to golf balls and beyond, but this latest crush might be the most spectacular yet. Get ready to watch a diamond turned to dust. 

As stated in the video, the diamond you see here is a 1.2 carat jewel, worth at least $4,000 and donated to the channel by some rich madman with money to burn. And as you can see in just a split second, its size and beauty don't make it any match for the power of a hydraulic press. 

It's crazy to watch something so expensive—even if that value is —destroyed in fractions of a second. Diamonds aren't quite forever, I guess. At least not when you've got a hydraulic press around. 


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