If you’re celebrating your birthday this April, count yourself lucky – your birthstone is diamond, perhaps the most well-known and popular of all gemstones. With a history that dates back thousands of years, diamonds are unique in many ways.
To celebrate diamonds as April’s birthstone, we’re bringing you 15 fascinating diamond facts that you probably didn’t know:
1. Diamonds were first discovered in India, approximately 2800 years ago.
2. Diamonds are the purest gemstone known to man, made exclusively of Carbon atoms. No other gemstone is as pure.