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Physical Properties

Color pale yellows, browns, grays, white, blue, black, reddish, greenish , colorless.
Hardness 10
Specific Gravity 3.5
Refractive index 2.4

Overview:  The word diamond comes from the Greek word adamas, meaning unconquerable and indestructible. Diamond is the King of Gems. It is one of the most powerful stones. Diamonds are crystalline forms of carbon and are the hardest stones known. It is supposed to be the most powerful when combined with other gemstones. Diamond is the ultimate gemstone, having few weaknesses and many strengths. It is well known that Diamond is the hardest substance found in nature, but few people realize that Diamond is four times harder than the next hardest natural mineral, corundum (sapphire and ruby). But even as hard as it is, it is not impervious. It has a broad color range, high refraction, high dispersion or fire, very low reactivity to chemicals, rarity, and of course, extreme hardness and durability. Diamond is a polymorph of the element carbon.

Healing Power:  Diamond is a great assistance for all brain diseases. It is beneficial in stomach area. Diamonds strengthen the owner's memory.

Mystical Power:  Diamonds give faith, purity, life, joy, innocence and repentance. They assist in developing concentration and in beeing straight-forward and honest. It is believed the diamond loses its brilliance with the health of the wearer, regaining it only when the owner recovers. Diamond is an antidote to poison and is capable of detecting poison by exhibiting a moisture or perspiration on its surface. Supposedly, the higher quality the diamond, the better it supports these qualities.

Legend:   Diamonds were worn in ancient times to promote strength, invincibility and courage.The earliest record of a man giving a diamond to a woman for her hand in marriage was in 1477, when the Arch Duke of Austria gave one to Mary of Burgundy. Humans have a long history of appreciating the special qualities of diamonds. Over the years and around the globe, their unique hardness, clarity and relative rarity have typically made them symbols of social and financial success.

Occurence:  South Africa and other localities throughout Africa, India, Brazil, Russia, Australia, and Arkansas.

Color:  The most popular diamonds are traditionally colorless, but they can also be found in yellow and brown colors. Although much rarer, diamonds known as fancies also come in blue, red, pink, green, orange and black.

Care:  Normal Care

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