Birthstone for April
Besides being the most popular gemstone
a Diamond is also the chosen symbol for the Engagement Rings.
The name “Diamond” comes from the Greek word “adamas”
meaning unconquerable, suggesting the Eternity of Love.
Diamonds have been the traditional symbol of love since ancient Greece.
Diamonds were discovered about 2,500 years ago in India.
The ancients believed they were splinters from the stars,
perhaps crystallized lightening or hardened dew drops.
Diamond is also the accepted anniversary gem for the
10th and 60th year of marriage.
Although diamonds are associated with being a colorless stone
they are also found in colors of green, red, pink, blue, canary yellow and amber.
These “fancy” color diamonds are considered to be rare and very desirable.
Although Diamonds have been found all over the globe,
Diamonds are found mainly in Africa, Egypt, India, Canada, Australia
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