Diamond Astrology and Famous Diamonds

While diamonds are forever, they are certainly not for everyone - at least that's the claim made by those who believe in the mystical and astrological properties of the diamond. Read on to know more about how wearing a diamond can change your life...

Scientifically the diamond is just a chunk of carbon, but over the years it has taken on properties that give it a mysterious allure. The superstitious believe that the diamond can bring you either good luck or invite the wrath of the gods. Whether you should own a diamond, when and how you should wear it will depend on the stars and their position as they traverse the skies. Your diamond destiny is also determined by your zodiac sign.

Sparkling Stars and Sparkling Diamonds - How they Rule Your Life

Venus is the planet that is associated with the diamond. After the sun and the moon, it is this planet that twinkles the brightest in the sky - so naturally, the equally dazzling diamond represents the positive qualities of Venus.

Astrology gives Venus several properties. All things beautiful, luxurious and abundant are ruled by Venus. It also controls the careers of those involved in arts and entertainment. For this reason, given that diamond represents Venus, wearing the diamond can help you control your destiny.

Zodiac Signs and the Diamond

If your zodiac sign is Aries, Pisces or Scorpio, you should not wear the diamond because according to astrology, diamonds can bring disharmony to your life. Diamond is the gemstone for those who are born under Virgo and Libra as it bestows good luck and prosperity. Other zodiac signs can wear the diamond at certain times and under certain conditions. For example, Capricorn men and women as well as Aquarians can wear the diamond along with a Blue Sapphire. Both the stones must be set in platinum. Sagittarians must wear the diamond only when Venus is on the ascendant according to the astrological charts.

Properties Associated with Diamonds

Diamonds reportedly have the power to remove any inferiority complex. It is often prescribed as a panacea for creative blocks suffered by artists, writers and actors. Those who believe in the powers of gemstones attribute the diamond with the power to ward off negativity and to maintain good health.

Tales Associated with Famous Diamonds

The Cullinan

Weighing a whopping 3106.75 carats, the diamond was discovered in 1905. There were a lot of discussions and confabulations regarding the cutting of the diamond. When D-Day arrived and the appointed master diamond craftsman Mr J Asscher struck the diamond, his cleaver broke into two. Mr. Asscher was overcome and fainted.

The Kohinoor

The Kohinoor was owned by several Indian kings before finally making its way into England. However the buzz around the stone is that it can be owned only by a woman. If a man owns the Kohinoor, he either loses his position or other misfortunes come visiting him.

The Blue Hope

The 45.52 carat stone has brought bad luck to successive owners. Legend has it that it was stolen from an idol in a Hindu temple and the temple priest cursed the thief and all subsequent owners of the stone.
The diamond's beauty is truly dazzling, but it is the myths associated with it that make it a stone beyond compare.

The diamond's beauty is truly dazzling, but it is the myths associated with it that make it a stone beyond compare.