April Birthstone Infographic Diamond Jewelry
Diamond is the birthstone for April. The word diamond comes from the Greek word "adamas" meaning indestructible. It is the Zodiac stone for the constellation of Aries & Taurus. A diamond's fire, beauty and strength are unrivaled by any other gemstone.
Facts & Figures:
It takes millions of years for a diamond to be formed and carried upward towards the earth's surface. An ancient symbol of love, it is the preferred gemstone for tokens of affection, such as rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets.
A diamond is used to protect from illnesses, drive away bad dreams & fight depression. It's believed to help mothers with delivery at birth.
Diamonds range from colorless, to faint yellow or even brown, to rare pinks, blues, and greens and other colors known as "fancies".
A diamond is the hardest and most brilliant of all gemstones- 10 out of 10 on the Mohs scale of hardness. It is almost 100 times more resistant to scratching than the next hardest substance.
Diamonds are known for their clear complexion and intense sparkle. They are referred to as "the king of gems" and "a girl's best friend". A diamond is probably the most-sought-after jewel. Dress in diamonds for a look of timeless glamour.
Care & Handling:
Clean regularly with a solution of mild soap and warm water. Store your diamond jewelry safely in a jewelry box when not in use.