Diamond - Color, Facts, Power, Mythology, History And Myths

The most popular and esteemed stone all around the world is without a doubt “Diamond”. It is indeed amazing to see that a stone that is originated from jet black carbon emerges out to be so precious, shimmering, and well-liked. The cut, the clarity, the cleavage, the hardness, and the gleam, Diamond has everything in it, which has made it the most sought-after stones used in crafting precious jewellery.

According to the legends, once the God of Mines told all of his nobles and aristocrats to bring almost all the precious minerals and stones that are present in the world.  They all brought rubies, sapphires, emeralds, topaz, and many other with varying hardness and shades. The God of Mines took each one of the precious stone and crushed it and compounded all of these precious gems together. Then he cast a magical spell to form a new stone that can contain the properties of all the stones, and this is how Diamond was produced. It is as pure as the drop of dew, and when seen under the light it exhibits all the colours of those gems from which it was made. 

The Diamond is the symbol of purity and innocence, love and fidelity and is the most used gemstone in wedding rings and engagements rings. There will be no second thoughts if Diamond will be regarded as the “King of the Gemstones”.

Diamond is one of the very popular talismans used in motherhood. It is thought to be capable of driving away fears and protecting the wearer from negative thoughts and emotions. It is a strong amulet that safeguards against water, fire, snake, poison, and illnesses. It is said that a person must always keep Diamond with him to be protected from evil eyes.

Where is Diamond found?

Approximately 49% of the Diamond in the world is mined and extracted from South and central Africa. Although other significant sources of Diamond are found in India, Russia, Brazil, Australia and Canada. By volume, Russia is the highest Diamond producing country, and if one sees by value Botswana is the highest.

Healing Properties Of Diamond

The beneficial and healing properties of Diamond are:

  1. Physical Healer

Diamond is regarded as a master healer for its capability to unite the mind and body. It is best used as a supporting and uplifting stone, intensifying the supremacy of other minerals when working on some particular issues, particularly where blockage and clogging of energy have resulted in a physical imbalance.

The Diamond is valuable in strengthening and purifying the functioning of the brain, anxiety and sensory organs. It is considered to give support in balancing both the hemispheres of the brain and is a great remedy for strokes, epilepsy, and ageing of the cells. It also restores the energy levels of the body. However, Diamond must be avoided in cases, like depressive maniacs, paranoid psychosis, and jealousy.

Furthermore, Diamonds have been used to alleviate indigestion, constipation, urine retention, more or less all the organs concerned in removing waste from the body.

  1. Emotional Healer

Diamonds do not work directly on the emotional body of the wearer, rather their intense energy can promote and strengthen the power of any emotional circumstances, from happiness to despair, but it should be worn with caution. It may also help the wearer when he is in the bad frame of mind. It is also used in a therapeutic manner to burn emotional issues and excess sensitivity. It keeps the wearer more aligned with the spirit.

  1. Spiritual Healer

Those people who feel that they have lost their self-worth and identity and are unable to step into spirituality, they must use Diamond. It brings a sense of enlightenment and radiance and cleans the aura by installing energy in the wearer. It fills the emptiness of the wearer’s life with light and purity.

  1. Heals and Balances Chakra

The high-frequency energy that Diamond carries within itself heals almost all the chakras especially the crown and the etheric chakras.

The top of a person’s heads is the position of the crown chakra. It is considered a gateway to the long-drawn-out and vast universe that lies beyond our bodies. It controls our thoughts and emotions so that we can express ourselves well in front of the outside world.  Crown chakra is the origin of our values and beliefs. When crown chakra remains in balance, all the other chakras in our body become balanced.

The etheric Chakras are located above the head and are connected to more enlightened and spiritual things. They set up a connection with the soul and represents true humility.

Diamond Facts

Some facts about Diamond

  1. Dreaming of Diamond signifies that you are going to triumph over your enemies.
  2. Diamond is the stone for people who are born in April.
  3. Diamond honours the Roman Goddess of the Winter Solstice, and the Goddess of Silence called Angerona.
  4. The first Diamond engagement ring was given to Mary of Burgundy in 1477 by Archduke Maximilian of Austria on their engagement day.
  5. Arabic Diamonds are supposed to pull towards iron greater than a magnet.
  6. The hardness of the Diamond can only be smeared when it is rubbed with the fresh blood of a goat.
  7. The first Diamond which was found on the banks of Orange River in South Africa was termed as the Eureka Diamond.
  8. Out of the total Diamonds that are mined and extracted only 20% are fine-quality that are used in jewellery.
  9. Even though USA produces no Diamonds, it buys more than 40% of the gem-quality Diamonds in the whole world.

Metaphysical Properties Of Diamond

According to mineralogy, Diamond is the allotrope of carbon. It is a transparent gemstone of tetrahedrally bonded carbon atoms. The crystal symmetry of Diamond is cubic in character and forms a variety of octahedrons, cubes, triangles, and other shapes. They have a perfect cleavage and a greasy lustre.

The fine quality Diamonds with perfect cleavage and clarity are used for jewellery making purposes, and those Diamonds which are not very good in quality are generally used for industrial purposes, especially for polishing and cutting.

Diamond is the hardest known gemstone on the earth, and it measures 10 on the Moh’s scale of hardness. The solidity and hardness of Diamond contribute to its aptness as a gemstone.

Diamond In News

Diamond Color

Diamonds are most often thought to be colourless, but there are various shades and tints in which Diamonds are available, like black, white, brown, yellow, pink, red, green, wine, blue, lilac, etc. The most common colours in Diamonds are brown and yellow, and the colours which are very rarely found in Diamonds are blue and red.

Diamond Colors

  • CleavagePerfect, in four directions
  • Other Names
  • Crystal HabitOctahedral
  • Streak
  • Refractive IndexOver the Limit 2.417-2.417
  • DiaphaneityTransparent - Opaque
  • Mohs scale (hardness)10
  • SourcesSouth and central Africa, India, Russia, Brazil, Australia and Canada
  • Chemical formulaC
  • LustreAdamantine
  • ColorTypically yellow, brown or gray to colorless. Less often blue, green, black, translucent white, pink, violet, orange, purple and red.
  • Chakra HealingHeart chakra,Crown Chakra
  • BirthstoneApril
  • Zodiacaries
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  • Ady Smith
    Oct 18, 2014, 12:40:16 PM

    Thanks for sharing this!<br />I was looking for this kind of information, but didn&#039;t find anything relevant..

  • Thomson Denial
    Oct 18, 2014, 1:00:01 PM

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  • Paul White
    Oct 31, 2014, 1:22:12 PM

    Diamonds are worn as a precious gemstone I also put it on with the same sense. But I was not aware that this talisman has some beneficial properties also. I am thankful to you as you refreshed my knowledge.

  • Gemexi
    Nov 3, 2014, 1:53:41 PM

    Actually it&#039;s really our pleasure... our main aim is to present informative and real content before you people and this is what we are doing...thanx for your appreciation!!

  • Gemexi
    Nov 25, 2014, 3:19:50 AM

    The middle or last finger is suitable to don diamond ring. Apart from this you may festoon it in any material whether it is silver or gold whichever you want there is no such specificity.

  • Gilla
    Nov 29, 2014, 4:36:40 AM

    Diamond heals crown and etheric chakra of the wearer. i want to know some more about its chakra healing. Can you please tell me?

  • Gemexi
    Jan 13, 2015, 12:45:14 AM

    This gemstone controls the emotions and thoughts of the beings in terms of chakra healing. For more you may read an article above.

  • Alice
    Mar 31, 2015, 3:05:39 AM

    i love diamond..but it&#039;s not my birthstone..so should i tune it or not? please suggest..

  • Anto
    Nov 22, 2015, 8:03:50 PM

    I love my black diamond. It&#039;s a bit capeehr than the white or colored ones, but I like having something that is a bit different than the rest. Also, I am sure my now husband wouldn&#039;t have been able to actually give me a real diamond as we are both studying and therefore are permanently low on money.

  • Gemexi
    Dec 8, 2015, 5:07:00 AM

    we love black diamonds too specially as they can go on any dress and occasion.

  • james
    Dec 11, 2015, 5:59:26 AM

    Diamonds are just so amazing and beautiful. I have a big fond of buying this gem But unfortunately i don&#039;t have enough money to buy it :(

  • Tracy
    Jul 16, 2019, 10:00:09 PM

    Diamond is that for which ever women dream too. Your stone quality is so nice.

  • Lavina
    Sep 13, 2019, 9:52:13 PM

    Every woman loves a diamond and as I also.

  • krishty
    Oct 31, 2019, 10:07:40 PM

    What a beautiful gemstone and its healing properties are also so beneficial and interesting. It helps me a lot with \nmy health-related problems.

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    Dec 22, 2019, 9:43:11 PM

    Incredible work and services are given by you. Thanks Gemexi!!\n

  • natalia
    Jul 17, 2020, 5:25:12 AM

    Wow!! This stone is amazing. Please notify me whenever it is in stock. Thanks.

  • Smith
    Dec 19, 2020, 6:45:26 AM

    Usually this stone is worn as precious stone but today i got to know that it do have some healing properties and is available in different colors. Thank you Gemexi for such a great information.

    Dec 19, 2020, 7:50:31 AM

    Thank you so much, Smith:)

  • Sofia
    Mar 17, 2021, 10:42:49 AM

    Which color of Diamond have high healing properties. I want to buy it, but I am a little confused.


    Sofia, the Diamonds are very high-frequency stones that can open all chakra channels, giving out positive healing properties. So the color of the diamond does not make any difference.

  • Cirstine
    Feb 14, 2022, 11:47:34 AM

    I loved the Jewelry. Especially the rings with black diamonds. Thank you gemexi for beautiful ring.

    Feb 14, 2022, 11:58:09 AM

    Thankyou Cirstine for shopping with us. We are glad to know that you loved the jewelry and had a great experience. We are happy to assist you again..:)

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