Details for April Birthstone: Diamond
Diamonds are considered the most desired of all gemstones. They are thought to represent love, purity, strength and power. Those born during the month of April are fortunate to have this beautiful gem as their birthstone.
Diamonds have always been surrounded with legend and lore. They have been thought to improve personal clarity and vision, with the higher the clarity the more it helps to strengthen those qualities.
The Greeks and Romans believed that diamonds were splinters from falling stars.
Diamonds rate 10 on the Mohs Hardness scale which makes them a great choice for everyday wear. They can be cleaned with warm, soapy water and a soft-bristled brush. It is also safe to use ultrasonic and steam cleaners.