April Birthstones – Diamond & Sapphire
Happy birthday April babies! Your April Birthstone is the Diamond – as well as the Sapphire. You get to have two of the four most valued gemstones (the other two being the ruby and emerald) during your birthday month!
Keywords for April birth month: Energetic, Leadership, Fiery, Courageous, Enthusiastic, Unbridled, Romantic
The Diamond needs no introduction. One of the most popular and valued precious stones in the world, it’s highly prized for a reason. It’s one of the hardest material in the world, and while it finds its way to fine jewelry and engagement bands, it’s also used in construction for its abrasive and heat conducting properties. They can be used to cut and polish other stones, and are also used on equipment for construction, including diamond saws, diamond blades and diamond-coated abrasive wheels used for cutting highway pavements.
Matched with pristine white roses (Diamante), the Queen of the Flower Kingdom, it’s no wonder that the two are often indispensable during engagement proposals. Together, they pack a punch!
Metaphysical properties of the diamond
Other than looking absolutely gorgeous and sparkly, the Diamond is said to have some metaphysical properties too. It has been used to bring energies of longevity, balance, clarity, intensity, success, and abundance. It has a high-vibrational energy, and also is a stone of amplification, that can amplify thoughts, strengths, and weaknesses. So think positive while you’re wearing it!
It gives one who wears or carries it courage and hope. And indeed, it is a symbol of invincibility, due to it being the hardest stone. It enhances strength in emotional, spiritual, and physical realms.
Spiritual and Psychic Properties
Diamonds are said by some to be the best for metaphysical use. They are high vibration stones that radiate Light energy and bring Light consciousness. They increase energy in all endeavors and link to Divine energy. It is one stone that can connect to spiritual realms.
This wonderful crystal can also increase the powers of other stones. This ranges through every type of stone from the grounding schorl to the intuition boost of amethyst and beyond.
Diamond is a crystal of protection. It is used for all general protection and some specific types. It brings energy of protection from evil spirits, fire, snakes, and danger. It can also clear negative energy from an area, person, or other item.
The Sapphire comes close to the Diamond in terms of hardness, reaching a 9 out of 10 on the Mohs hardness scale. Known for its gorgeous deep blue color, it is thought that what produces the other colors of sapphire has to do with the combination of iron and chromium.
Blue irises reflect the mesmerizing deep blue of the Sapphire – convey timelessness and loyalty with this bouquet (Exquisite), paired with the precious gemstone.
Metaphysical Properties of the Sapphire
Sapphire is said to be able to direct healing energies at the wearer, even without their conscious awareness! According to the tradition, Moses was given the 10 Commandments list on a plate made out of Sapphire, which makes this gemstone one of the most sanctified of all semi precious and precious stones. It has been desired by royalty and aristocracy throughout the years, as well as by religious figures. The British crown is saturated with large blue sapphires, symbols of pure and wise rein.
Sapphires are often marked as stones of destiny. They bring mental clarity, and clear perception. It also brings financial independence and even abundance in this area.
If you’re born in April, incorporating these stones into your daily life will resonate with you in a meaningful way. And if you’re planning a gift for a loved one born in April, you have a few more gift options to play with now! Matching the resplendent colours of the gemstones to bouquets and other aspects of your gifts would be sure to add a thoughtful and romantic touch.