Friday, April 6, 2012

Birthstone: April DIAMOND

"Diamonds are a girls best friend", "Diamonds are forever", "Lucy in the sky with Diamonds", "Shine on you crazy diamond", ...
Throughout history, these gems have been celebrated though music, admired for their timeless beauty, and sought after by blushing bachelorettes. For the lucky population of people who where born in the month of April, their birthstone is none other than the mother of all precious stones, the Diamond. Learn more about every 'girls best friend' after the jump.

 Beyonce wearing diamond necklace at Golden Globes

April Birthstone poem - the Diamond
"She who from April dates her years,
Diamonds shall wear, lest bitter tears
For vain repentance flow."

April Birthstone - Properties of the Diamond
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 poison.

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