Diamond – April’s Birthstone

Beliefs, Mythology

Diamonds are a symbol of enduring love, which is why they are so prevalent in wedding rings, and anniversary jewelry.

Color

Diamonds are typically colorless (white) with a faint hint of yellow, but come in a lot of other colors due to impurities in the stone. White diamonds are commonly sought after for jewelry, but other hues range from yellow to orange, and pink to red to blue.

Etymology

The word diamond comes from the Greek word adamas, meaning unconquerable or indestructible.

Hardness

10 – Diamond is the defining mineral for this level of hardness.

World Application

Jewelry, Religious Icons. Industrial uses such as cutting tools, grinders, and polishers.

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