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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Diamond is April's Birthstone
Diamond is Aprils Birthstone
3-Stone Diamond Victorian Crown Head Ring
Diamonds, April's birthstone, have their origins in Ancient India. While we now only think of diamond as clear or white, diamonds actually occur naturally in a variety of colors. In Ancient India, diamond jewelry was a way of delineating social class. Only certain colors were allowed to be worn by certain members of society. For example, those at the top of society were allowed to wear diamond rings and diamond necklaces with white or clear diamonds, while the bottom class were only allowed to wear gray or black diamonds.

Diamonds didn't make their way in significant numbers to Europe until the 1400s. Diamond jewelry was thought to help with almost anything one had a problem with. Books published at the time instructed those with heart problems to wear diamond necklaces. Diamond rings guarded one from nightmares.

Today, we know diamonds don't possess these powers. But, as diamonds are unbreakable, we do use gifts of diamond jewelry to show our appreciation for the unbreakable bonds of marriage, and the unbreakable bonds with family and close friends, especially those with April birthdays.

Diamond Jewelry Showcase

Engagement Ring with Forever 10 Center Stone
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Two tone Diamond Pendant
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Diamond Journey Bracelet
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Diamond Journey Earrings
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