Wednesday, February 9, 2011


The saying that diamonds are a girls best friend is a well known one, with diamonds being symbols of both love and of power also coming to the minds of many. There is more to love and power that comes with the diamond.

Diamonds are the birthstone for those born in April and interestingly the symbol of a sixty year anniversary making the diamond itself a symbol of eternity.

Diamonds are also known for its hardiness and clarity, turning this precious stone into a symbol of power and strength.  Some believe that a diamond bound to a persons left arm gives a much better chance of victory in battle.
While diamonds are said to give a person quite a bit of strength, it has the effect of making a person quite fierce.

Diamonds have been important to many people throughout the ages, it is said the ancient Greek’s believed diamonds were tears of gods while the Roman’s thought of diamonds as splinters of fallen stars. In ancient India diamonds were not even cut due to a fear of diamonds losing their magical properties.

For the people of the Middle Ages diamonds were believed to become darker for a guilty person while shine for an innocent, it was even believed that in the presence of poison diamonds would also change colour. For Tibetan Buddhist’s diamonds are an important symbol with the Diamond Sutra being one of the more popular sutras.
Diamonds in the past was viewed as a symbol of purity and innocence.

It is the diamond that is said to help drive away fears, protect the owner from negative influences and particularly from magic. Diamonds are great for giving the owner courage plus help keep the mind clear and focused.

Diamonds when stolen are said to attract negative vibrations and apparently brings the worst out of greedy people.


  1. BRILLIANT! Did you know that the word "NICE" comes from a stone?

  2. Didn't know that at all. Always good to learn something new.