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Diamonds Sparkle as April's Birthstone

Diamond Teardrop Pendant Necklace #776516

Do you have an April Birthday? Happy Birthday!

You are not alone. You are in the star-studded likes of Sarah Michelle Gellar, Victoria Beckham, Kate Hudson, Kelly Clarkson, Jessica Alba.

Diamonds, otherwise referred to as "the king of gems" and "a girl's best friend," are probably the most-sought-after jewel!

We know you already love them, but do you know much about them? Here are some fun facts about the beloved dazzler:

What's In a Name?

Its name is derived from the Greek word "adama" which means invincible. This is due to the fact that diamonds are the hardest mineral on earth used in jewelry.

Fun Facts:

Ancient Greeks believed that diamonds could protect against poisons. In medieval times, the wealthy believed that if they wore diamonds, they would be safeguarded against the plague.

Where do Diamonds Come From?

Most diamonds originate from Southern Africa, although significant sources have been discovered in Canada, India, Russia, Brazil and Australia.

Now that you know a little more about this precious gem, why not browse our dazzling designs!

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