an Unpolished diamond


April's birthstone

Photograph by Eric Nathan

Represents enduring love

You’re quick to make up after arguing with someone in your family or group of friends. You don’t carry grudges.

Old-school myths

People associated the sparkle of diamonds with romance, mystery, power, greed, and magic. Many once believed that they were made by bolts of lightning.

Rock-solid facts

Diamonds develop deep in the ground under great pressure. The gems are the crystalline form of carbon. (Another form of carbon is graphite, the lead in your pencil.) Diamonds are the hardest naturally occuring substance on Earth.