Diamonds have been sought after and cherished for centuries upon centuries, as far back as the ancient Romans and beyond. In ancient Rome, it was believed that diamonds were slivers of stars that fell from the heavens above. Subsequently, it was believed by many that diamonds held magical powers. Today, diamonds are valued and treasured equally, yet they still remain a mystery in many ways.
Formed one hundred miles beneath the Earth’s surface over a billion years ago, diamonds are the hardest gem of all. Diamonds have a long history of folklore; some of which say diamonds were created when bolts of lightning struck rocks, and others said the gem possessed healing powers. For centuries, diamonds have been adorned by women and men and regarded as the ultimate gift and a symbol of eternal love.
Diamonds are commonly associated with love which make it the perfect gift for a loved one. While white diamonds are most common, fancy colored diamonds can be found in various colors including yellow, blue, pink and a variety of others as well.