"She who from April dates
Diamonds shall wear, lest bitter tears
For vain repentance
For those who were born in the month of April the
Diamond is the traditional birthstone. The April birthstone poem reflects some
of the properties with which the Diamond is associated - enhancing relationships
and increasing inner strength. The Traditional Metaphysical Properties for the
April Birthstone Diamond are balance, clarity and abundance. The healing
properties of the April birthstone are reputed to be effective for health
problems relating to brain diseases, pituitary glands. The Diamond is also used
to draw out toxins and therefore was used as a remedy for
April's birthstone is remarkably simple in
composition, yet stunning in its unique ability to reflect and refract light
into vivid flashes of brilliant color.
Formed deep within the earth where there is
intense heat and pressure, Diamonds are simply crystallized carbon. Volcanic
activity of centuries ago brought these gemstones to the earth's surface, where
they are found either within volcanic rock formations or washed out into rivers.
India is thought to be the first river-bed source of Diamond mining, but today
these gemstones are found primarily in Australia, the Soviet Union, and Africa.
A gift of a Diamond is symbolic of everlasting
love. There is no more convincing a promise of an enduring relationship than the
brilliant gemstone that has endured in people's hearts throughout the ages.
The hardest natural material known to man, a
diamond is a symbol of pure and undying love.