Thursday, April 1, 2010

The Tale of the Birthstones – April in Diamonds

1. Diamond Engagement NestRing -- jenniferijewelry
2. White gold and Diamond Joined Stacking ring -- adornandcherish
3. Lovely Chocolate Diamond Ring --bloomstudios
4. Eternity Band Collection IV--Drndesigns

This month, we are focusing on the birthstone of April, Diamond.

Birthstones are gemstones that are associated with each month.

April Birthstone: Diamond

Birthstone Color: White, Clear

Alternative Birthstone: Quartz

Diamond is the birthstone for the month of April and it symbolizes eternal love, purity and faith. A diamond is available in shades of pink, blue, green, purple, red, orange, yellow, and black.

Mystical Powers of the birthstone: Diamonds were also considered to be protection against evil, and they are supposed to bring the wearer happiness and wealth. The ancient Greeks also considered diamonds to be protection against evil and poison.

Main sources of Diamond: Notable Occurrences include South Africa and neighboring countries, India, Brazil, Russia, Australia and USA

Interesting Facts: As gemstones, diamonds are typically described in terms of Cut, Clarity, Color, and of course Carat. In purchasing a diamond , these factors will determine the value of the


The ancient Hindus called the Diamond "Vajra," meaning lightening, both because of the sparks of light thrown off by

this gem as well as its invincible strength. The Diamond is harder than any other substance on earth.

Hope Diamond, which weighs 45.52 carats and has blue-violet color, is locating at the Smithsonian Institute.


  1. I am in love with your picks. Great birthstone!

  2. Thank you so much for including adorn + cherish stacked diamond ring in your feature - so very nice of you! I really love the other designer's work too, so gorgeous!

  3. These are all so incredibly gorgeous! Thank you so much for featuring my Diamond Engagement Nest Ring! I am so delighted to be a part of your beautiful blog!

  4. Great collection of rings! Great article as well!

  5. Thank you very much for including my ring. Beautiful blog...