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A Brief History of Diamonds

Photo: Tippy Taste Jewelry 

Diamonds are often regarded as a girl's best friend, but this is especially true for those with April birthdays that are so lucky as to call this gem their birthstone. Though regarded as tokens of luxury now, the meaning behind diamonds stems back billions of years. 

Sanskrit texts pre-dating 400 B.C. expressed the value of crystals, and some ancient theories even believed that they were formed only when lightning struck. By the Middle Ages, diamonds were believed to not only possess healing powers, but to have a positive effect on one's clarity and balance. 

Available in a wide range of colors from natural white to black to everything in between, the spectrum of shades available ensures that there's a perfect diamond for everyone. Often a symbol of eternal love, diamonds make for the perfect gift for those April birthdays, or otherwise. 

 

Shop some of our favorite styles below: 

 

Morphe Jewelry, Magic Wand Ear Climber, $350.00

Keltie Leanne Designs, Rose Gold & Diamond Circle Geo Ring, $195.00

Tippy Taste Jewelry, Marquise Diamond Ring, $105.00

Carrie Elizabeth, Kite Ring with Tiny Pave Diamonds, $130.00

Melanie Casey, Diamond Heart Ring, $228.00

A.M. Thorne, Circle Drop Earring with Grey Diamond, $175.00

La Kaiser, Black Diamond Trio Ring, $250.00

Charlie and Marcelle, Crown Ring with Diamonds, $390.00

A.M. Thorne, Sun Beam Ring with Grey Diamonds, $860.00

La Kaiser, 14K Gold Solo Diamond Pendant Necklace, $180.00

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