Diamonds are always considered as the symbol of love, and commitment. You believe or not it doesn’t matter but this faith has been running for centuries. Whenever there is an occasion of marriage or something auspicious, a diamond is gifted as the lucky stone. In the ancient history, during the rule of the Pharaohs in 3000BC, this auspicious stone was believed to be the symbol of power, courage, and truth. Among the Hindus, the diamond symbolizes as the stone of simplicity, brightness, and security. The word ‘diamond’ is derived from the Greek word, Adamas which implies unconquerable and powerful.
Have you ever thought why a diamond engagement ring is worn on the third finger of the left hand? Scientifically, it has been proved that the vein of the third finger is directly connected to the heart. So an auspicious diamond engagement ring when wear on the ring finger, it reflects the emotions and feelings of the wearer. As Valentine’s day is knocking at the door, you can surprise your love by gifting a diamond engagement ring or any diamond-studded jewelries. In fact, there are a number of people who opt for a ready-made ring from the stores but I will suggest that you may purchase a custom-made ring. Now you will say, “Ready-made ring is easy to buy, why will I go for a custom-made ring?“ A custom-made diamond jewelry will hold your feelings, emotions, love, and creativity for your love. This is because you are ordering a diamond jewelry which will contain your own design and pattern. On the eve of Valentine’s day, a majority of people rush to the jewelry stores to purchase a diamond-studded jewelry which can be a diamond ring, a pendant or any kind of diamond jewelry. The jewelers took this opportunity to make a profit and thus provide different offers on the stone of love to their clients.
But why the diamonds, the stone of love, so expensive? Apart from the diamond’s excessive hardness and thermal conductivity, a real diamond possess four primitive characteristics which are popularly known as the four C’s of a diamond that is cut, colour, clarity and carats. All the shapes of a diamond are formed due to the cuts made in it. Cut of a diamond emphasizes the brightness. That is the range of brightness depends on how finer the cut is. There are multiple colours of diamond available in the market except for the colourless one as it is rare in nature. The colourless diamonds are graded as D, E, F and G, H, I are near colourless diamonds. They appear in blue, red, yellow,and white colour. The clarity of a diamond depends on the number of inclusions or flaws it holds. A Flawless diamond is rare to occur thus very expensive than others. The diamonds that occur in nature, range from Internally Flawless, Very Very Slightly Included, Very Slightly Included, Slightly Included, and Included. With the rise of new technology, lab-grown diamonds have spread the market. These diamonds like Cubic Zirconia resemble the real diamond in both physical and chemical composition. Sometimes it becomes difficult to distinguish the real one from the lab-grown diamonds. A real diamond is always measured in carats.
Diamonds are available in various shapes: Round Brilliant cut, Princess cut, Oval cut, Emerald cut, Pear-shaped, Marquise cut, Cushion cut, Radiant cut, and Asscher cut. All these diamonds have their own advantages and features. If you are willing to buy any such diamond for your loved one, then you should keep in mind the properties of a diamond and if possible examine the diamond to reveal the truth. A Diamond is always believed to be the best friend of a girl. Not only girl, we will say if you gift a diamond ring to men, instead of returning your gift, they will also love it. Therefore diamonds though expensive, but have won everyone’s heart.