So if you’ve been following us closely, you’d know that every month the Ornamentalist covers the birthstone of the month. Now while all these gemstones are equally unique with enthralling tales of mystery to tell, no stone beats April’s birthstone: the invincible diamond.
You may think that we’re overselling the diamond as the superhero of all gemstones, but it is widely known as the ‘king of all gems’; and with a hardness that rates 10 on the Mohs scale it definitely deserves the title.
For many of you, the diamond will always be associated with love and marriage, its fire poetically compared to the eternal flame of love; it may even be your first choice of gemstone to mount over your engagement ring. But April babies have a whole other reason to splurge on these glittering stones.
Sure, the diamond is one of the most coveted gemstones, but the ‘Stone of Invincibility’, as we Ornamentalists like to call it, is more than just a colourless rock that throws prismatic confetti when light hits its surface. It may go on every most expensive list and maybe you’d even gone sour when a 7 year old snagged the most expensive diamond bought at an auction, but just like every other gemstone known to mankind, the diamond too has a history laced with myths and lore attached to it.
It may come as a surprise, but diamonds aren’t just a symbol of eternal love. They are often associated with lightning and fearlessness, strength and power, popular as a symbol of wealth and prosperity.
The stone is even known to have such power, that it can draw out harmful toxins when heated and taken to bed. Legends even hold that the diamond could affect an individual’s balance and clarity, and could boost their energy when combined with other crystals.
At Radiant Bay HQ we like to think of the diamond as everybody’s best friend, so if you’re an April baby or not, anyone can wear a magnificent diamond.
Curious about gemstones and the powers they have over you? Check out Diamond- Birthstone for April to know more about this mesmerizing gemstone.
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