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.
2) Diamond comes from the Greek word “adamas,” which means indestructible.
3) Diamonds were believed to have healing properties and give wearers strength.
4) Archduke Maximillian of Austria commissioned the first diamond engagement ring, for Mary of Burgundy in 1477.