Diamond - Stone of the Rich and Wealthy
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Famous Diamonds of the World
From times immemorial diamond jewelry has been used as an expression of beauty, love, and wealth. It is the favorite gemstone which adorns the engagement rings of the wealthy. This gemstone is also known as Heera and associated with the planet Venus which is a representation of love, marriage, beauty, and comforts. This stone is also said to be a girl's best friend. What is it which makes this gemstone special? It's a puzzle to me and I am trying to find the answers myself.
Diamond is one of the Nava Ratna and wearing it is said to attract name, fame, beauty, grace, elegance, longevity, passion and creativity of the individual. This gemstone is also said to enhance sexual power and cure sexual and skin disorders, diseases of the kidney, bronchitis, pneumonia, eye disorders, diabetics etc. Astrologically, if the planet Venus is well placed in the horoscope diamond benefits and gives positive results to the wearer of the gemstone faster than any other stone. Jewelry made of this gem very popular as wedding and engagement jewelry. Black diamond jewelry has become a popular fashion trend of today with more and more celebrities wearing and promoting it. Given below are pictures of the famous diamonds of the world.
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Diamond - an Expression of Love, Beauty and Wealth
Diamond as an Expression of Undying Love
Diamond is a very strong stone and I guess that may be the reason it is considered indicative of stability and longevity in love and marriage. Despite being a very costly and valuable stone, this stone does not fail to attract grooms who want to give bigger stones to their brides as an expression of love and devotion to them. Maybe this is the quality which makes the ring made of this stone the most preferred engagement ring. It is also the wedding anniversary gemstone for the 30th and 60th year of marriage.
Diamond as an Expression of Beauty
Diamond comes in several colors like white, blue, red and black. However, white and black are the most popular and preferred colors. These gemstones are used to make beautiful jewelry which enhances the beauty of the wearer. Well, is there anyone who is not fascinated by such beautiful jewelry?
Diamond as an Expression of Wealth
Possessing diamond gemstone or jewelry is considered as a symbol of wealth. This is a very costly gemstone and more the caret or size the more the cost. It is used as a show off as to how much wealthy a person is or as a status symbol because of its value.
Diamond was not a stone anybody could afford because of its price till a few years ago. But now diamond jewelry is available at reasonable prices to suit any budget. Now you do not need to be filthy rich and wealthy to own this gemstone.