Diamond Myths


The diamond occupies an astonishingly unique place in the story of civilisation. A dazzling fragment of eternity, it has shed its divine light through thousands of years, captivating mankind with its otherworldly beauty, engendering superstitions and...

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The diamond occupies an astonishingly unique place in the story of civilisation. A dazzling fragment of eternity, it has shed its divine light through thousands of years, captivating mankind with its otherworldly beauty, engendering superstitions and supernatural beliefs, spinning layers of magic, myth and legend. From the earliest of times, the diamond was revered as a magical intermediary between man and the unseen forces of nature that governed his fate. The diamond’s awe-inspiring strength and durability came to signify valour and virility, invincibility and good fortune. Its unearthly light symbolised a higher power and spiritual illumination. Through history, this mesmerising mystique has enthralled kings and cardinals, princes and potentates, moguls and movie stars. The diamond evolved into the ultimate possession, with a value that reached way beyond worldly wealth and territorial power.

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