The birthstone for April is the diamond. If you were lucky enough to be born in April, than the diamond is your birthstone, so maybe you would like to know more about it. We know now that diamonds are one of the strongest substances that there is, almost impossible to break or cut. That thought however, is not just one of a scientific era. The ancient Greeks believed diamonds to be strong as well. Even without our technology and sciences they called this stone diamond because of roots in the word for invincible. While most people often think of diamonds as being completely clear they do come in a wide range of colors in fact. They can be clear, black yellow, green, red, blue, pink, purple or orange. Some colors are more prevalent than others due to the impurities in the stone. Clear stones are pure carbon but to make the different colors different substances must also be present during formation.
It is believed by some that wearing a diamond will improve your relationships along with building inner strength. Balance, abundance and clarity are also said to be brought by these gems. In ancient times diamonds were thought to be the creation of pure lightning while others thought they were the tears of God. No matter the culture or the time periods, diamonds have always been, and even to this day are, considered precious and special. So those of you with an April birthday, consider yourselves both precious and special as well.