April Birthstone – Diamond
April 8, 2014 4 Comments
Diamonds come in two colours, a light tint of yellow and the crystal-like, translucent stone. Once believed to ward off insanity, diamonds didn’t become popular until the Middles Ages that diamonds were sought out in great numbers. In Sanskrit, the diamond is called “vajra,” which means lightning.
Chakra: Seventh Chakra – Crown
Associated Metals: Platinum, Silver, Steel
Healing Lore: Diamonds are said to enhancing relationships and increasing inner strength. Bring balance, clarity and abundance to the wearer, and are thought to be effective for health problems relating to brain diseases, and the pituitary glands. It is also thought that diamonds draw out toxins from the body.
*Additional information provided by Scott Cunningham’s Crystal, Gem, and Metal Magic*