Diamond Heaven Looks At The Magical Properties Of Birthstones

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Jewellery Quarter diamond specialists, Diamond Heaven has seen a surge in the number of customers purchasing bespoke diamond jewellery for their loved one's birthdays. The Birmingham-based jewellers, explores the properties and symbolism of traditional birthstone for April, the diamond and what it signifies to the wearer.

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No two stones are ever the same, so you can guarantee a truly unique and heartfelt gift

The 12 stones identified as birthstones are said to originate from the breastplate of Aaron in Exodus, which was decorated with 12 assorted, coloured gems said to represent the 12 tribes of Israel. This also has connections with the Gregorian Calendar, but it wasn't until 1912 when the American National Association of Jewellers designed and published the birthstone list that people associated these precious stones with specific months of the year.

Hiten Shah, Managing Director at Diamond Heaven said: "Diamonds are said to symbolise enduring love. For those who follow Astrology and the tradition of birthstones, they are also said to promote healing powers and boost energy for those born in April."

Deriving from the Ancient Greek word meaning 'unbreakable', Diamonds were discovered in India around 500BC, Ancient Hindus believed they were formed by bolts of crystallised lightning. As the hardest known natural material on Earth, diamonds throw off sparks of light, adding to the other ancient belief that they were made of splinters from the stars.

"Despite diamonds commonly being colourless, each stone is entirely different from the last. We look at the clarity, colour, carat and cut of the stone in order to categorise it.

"No two stones are ever the same, so you can guarantee a truly unique and heartfelt gift that is a one off for your special someone." Mr Shah said.

Diamond Heaven have a wide selection of hand-crafted, round-cut diamond stud earrings, marquise-cut necklaces and diamond bracelets. For more information, visit their website or call 0121 200 1300.


About Diamond Heaven
Diamond Heaven is an established jewellers, based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. The company is one of the few UK jewellers that produce specialised diamond jewellery, including engagement rings and wedding rings, on-site from its purpose-built workshop.

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