4 Facts About April’s Diamond Birthstone

April is here (can you believe it?), and there’s no better way to welcome the month than with a diamond (or two or three…). Want to learn a little more about April’s birthstone? Check out these four facts about diamonds, and shop for your own at Jewelry.com.

1) Some diamonds are over three billion years old.

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2) Diamond comes from the Greek word “adamas,” which means indestructible.

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3) Diamonds were believed to have healing properties and give wearers strength.

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4) Archduke Maximillian of Austria commissioned the first diamond engagement ring, for Mary of Burgundy in 1477.

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