The Mysteries Behind Diamond Jewelry

Diamond - the most resistant substance on Earth - symbolizes deep and everlasting love and commitment, so buying jewelry with this precious stone is the right choice to make.

There is a deep inner meaning behind the famous slogan "Diamonds are forever" that you probably heard many times before.

Many legends and myths regarding diamond jewelry revolve around this mysterious gem. In fact,  throughout history, almost all civilizations have had a certain fascination with diamonds.

These special gemstones have unique characteristics that make jewelry mesmerizing, they disperse white light in many different wonderful colors, they shine brightly and they are indestructible.

The ancient Greeks called the diamond "adamas", meaning invincible, indestructible, impeccable, and untamed. The fighters of Ancient Greece wore diamonds in battle because it is believed that the stones strengthened the muscles of the fighters and brought them invincibility.

According to Greek mythology, diamonds were created by Thei, also called Euryphaessa "wide-shining", the Titaness of sight and by extension the goddess who endowed gold, silver, and gemstones with their brilliance and intrinsic value.

The strength, endurance, and beauty of diamond jewelry have been glorified throughout history by many civilizations. The famous Persian poet Hafiz remarked: "The rainbow is caught in the diamond forever."

In ancient times, the diamond was considered a symbol of innocence and purity. The ancient Greeks believed that diamonds represented the tears of the weeping gods. The Romans believed that diamonds were part of the outer rings of stars that fell on Earth.

Diamond Jewelry - The Supreme Symbol of Love and Glory

Diamond has always been considered the stone of the winners. In fact, it was the talisman of Julius Caesar, Louis IV, and Napoleon.

The Renaissance marked the first time in history when diamonds were used for engagement rings. These diamond jewelry were considered a special gift that represented the supreme symbol of love.

In 1477, the fashion for diamond engagement rings was started by Archduke Maximilian, who gave such a ring to Mary of Burgundy. Of course, this fashion was popular only among royalty and very rich people.

Offering diamond jewelry as an engagement ring became standard due to a commercial campaign in the 20th century.

The Magical Properties of Diamond Jewelry

It is said that diamond jewelry has many positive mystical attributes but also healing properties. In the Indian tradition, the diamond is associated with the activation of the seventh chakra (the crown chakra), which unites the mind with the body.

While the diamond is considered the most durable gemstone, it is also considered a stone with exceptional powers that can penetrate us and open many spiritual doors. This is why diamonds symbolize the truth. They also represent perfection due to their indestructibility.

Over time, diamond jewelry has been thought to improve the wearer's life in many ways, especially by bringing clarity (perhaps related to the clarity of the stone itself) into the wearer's mind and life. This clarity is manifested in everyday life through clear and positive solutions to all problems.

Diamonds are believed to improve energy, the environment, the growth process, prosperity, love, faith, and endurance. The stone also attracts abundance, power, courage, strength, creativity, imagination, purity, harmony, faith, innocence, feelings of respect and self-love, and relationships full of pure love.

In fact, diamonds are believed to fill the negative space inside a person with the purity of love. It is believed that this magical stone will help you fulfill your dreams and destiny.

In conclusion, many consider that diamond jewelry can bring inner peace and tranquility, generating a generally positive mental attitude. Others say that diamond has the power to fight against stress, emotional pain, fear and protects the wearer from negative energies.

Interestingly, the powers of a diamond are believed to increase when the stone is worn around the neck or on the left hand. The ancient Hindus believed that the vibrations of a diamond strengthened every organ of the body, especially the heart and brain.

Having said all that, maybe today is the day you decide to wear your diamond jewelry pieces more often and benefit from them more.

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