The diamond has been one of the most coveted gems in history. Uncut diamond adorned the suits of armor of the great knights; cut diamonds have adorned the crowns of Kings and Queens throughout the ages. Today, The diamond is internationally recognized as a symbol of love and betrothal and is the recipient of increasing interest as a source for investment.
The diamond has been credited with many magical powers, superior strength, bravery and courage. At one time it was considered the emblem of fearlessness and invincibility; the mere possession of a diamond would endow the wearer with superior strength, bravery, and courage. It was also believed that a diamond could drive away the devil and all spirits of the night.
Diamonds are looked upon as talismans that could enhance the love of a husband for his wife. The Hindus classed diamonds according to four castes.
The Brahmin diamond (colorless) gave power, friends, riches, and good luck;
The Kshatriya (brown/champagne) prevented old age;
Vaisya (the color of a “kodali flower”) brought success; and
The sudra (a diamond with sheen of a polished blade, probably gray or black) brought all types of fortunes.
Red and yellow diamonds were exclusively royal gems, for Kings alone.
Chemically speaking, a diamond is the simplest of all gemstones. Diamond is plain crystallized carbon. The diamond with its desirable properties that have made it so highly prized, its hardness, which gives it unsurpassed wearability, its brilliance, and fire. White; or more correctly, colorless, diamonds are the most popular, but diamond occurs in every color of the rainbow. When color is prominent the gem is called a fancy or master fancy diamond.
When buying diamonds, it's important to know how to choose the most beautiful diamond you can afford. The proper cut of a diamond will give it the most brilliance. A diamond that is cut properly and in the right proportion to its size will reflect light from one facet to another and back through the top of the stone. Diamond color ranges from colorless to yellow.
At thejewelryhut.com we have prepared an online guide to buying diamonds and jewelry. Here you can educate yourself about jewelry, diamonds and other gemstones so you know what to look for when you shop. You can begin learning about diamonds in our diamond gallery, “Diamond Buying Guide and Education” at The Jewelry Hut.
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