April Birthstone - Diamond
Diamond is one of the most precious stones and has been coveted by many since ancient times. Diamonds come in green, blue, yellowish shades but the clear ones or white diamonds still remains to be most utilized in jewelry. All diamonds were formed over a billion years ago and are the hardest gemstone of all. Diamonds for centuries have been regarded as the ultimate gift and a symbol of eternal love. The universal method for assessing the quality of a diamond, called the 4C’s of Diamond Quality, is measured by describing the color, clarity, cut and carat weight of a diamond.
The diamond is believed to have the power to increase inner strength and enhance relationships. It is also associated with balance and abundance. Diamonds are said to be symbols of innocence and fidelity which may be why it is a well-liked gem used for engagement rings. With all its glory and array of symbolisms and meanings, it is a great gift to your special loved one whether it may be an engagement ring, a necklace, a bracelet or a pair of earrings, may it be their birthstone or not.