Aries Birthstone Characteristics

By Denise on April 05, 2014, 12308 views

The birthstone for Aries is the Diamond. 

A birthstone is a gemstone that represents a certain month of birth or in this case, a certain zodiac sign. Gemstones are precious or semi precious stones, also called jewels. These are pieces of mineral that are cut and polished in various shapes and are then used in different valuable jewelry or other objects. A gemstone is more valuable as it is harder to find or difficult to prepare.

Beside the aspect, most gemstones are also considered to have a certain influence on the wearer. They can attract a certain type of energy, enhance the personality of the wearer or protect him from negative influences. Some gemstones are also said to be beneficial in health matters.

The Diamond used to be named the “teardrops of the gods” in ancient Greek. It symbolizes strength and elegance. Diamonds are said to help the person who wears them clear their mind and make wise decisions. It is also said to help with the focus on discovering the long term goals of an individual.

Diamond influence: This birthstone is said to enhance strength, generosity and courage and also keep away any dark forces. Diamonds are considered helpful in clearing one’s mind and are said to help the wearer make the wisest decisions.

Diamond health benefits: This gemstone is considered beneficial for brain and glandular diseases and was also said to remove poison.

Diamond facts: Did you know that colorful diamonds are even rarer that the usual colorless diamond? Because of this natural lack, color treated diamonds have been already manufactured in laboratories.

Gregorian Birthstone Poem mentioning Diamond:

She who from April dates her years,

Diamonds shall wear, lest bitter tears

For vain repentance flow; this stone,

Emblem of innocence, is known.


Diamond colors: This gemstone comes in white, tinted shades.

Diamond jewelry: It is recommended to use Diamond for wedding rings, pendants and necklaces.


Other Aries gemstones:

Emerald- symbol of rebirth and harmony.

Amethyst- symbol of dreams and expectations.

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