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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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Jewel-gawking is one of our all-time favorite things to do. We’re sure as jewelry lovers, you know exactly what we’re talking about (right…?) To celebrate April’s birthstone, the diamond, we’ve compiled a fun slideshow of eight of the world’s largest diamonds, ranging from 350 carats to 3167 carats. Can you say bling bling? Check em’ out, and if you’re in the market for some new diamonds, shop our diamonds collection.