Diamond is a stone of exceptional power and miraculous abilities. It is
king of gems, the strongest precious stone. Ancient Greeks named it "adamas",
meaning invincible, indestructible. Diamond is usually colorless or
exhibiting pale hues of yellow, brown, blue, grey, pink, green colors.
Brightly colored Diamonds are unique; invariably they attract a lot of
admiration, acquire individual names and detailed descriptions. If Diamond
is properly faceted, it will sparkle with multi-colored rays of light.
Famous Persian poet Hafiz remarked "the rainbow is confined in it forever".
Talismans & amulets
Diamond is one of the amulets of motherhood. In antiquity Diamond was considered a symbol of purity and innocence. It also symbolized perfection, invincibility, force and authority. Diamond is capable to drive away fears and to protect the owner from negative influences. Diamond is an amulet that protects against fire, water, snakes, thieves, illnesses, predatory animals, sorcery, poison. Mary Stuart always had Diamond with her, believing it will help to identify a poison. Always having a piece of Diamond hardwired in one's clothes protects the owner from evil eye and evil spell.
Diamond strengthens all the energy centers of its wearer. In the East Diamond is used as heart tonifier. For this purpose it has to be placed for a night in a glass of water, and on the next day patient should drink this water in several steps. Since old times people believed Diamonds are miracle stones. It was believed, that a person carrying Diamonds will not be bothered by stomach aches. Moreover, neither poison nor memory loss will affect him. A variety of surprising healing properties were attributed to Diamonds. Ancient Hindus considered that "vibrations" of a Diamond stone render positive influence on various organs of the body, in particular on heart and brain. It was also believed, that Diamonds protect the owner from illnesses, drive away bad dreams, fight severe depressions, prevent apoplexy and formation of /calculi/. Furthermore, Diamond reduces fever, fights infections, helps with skin diseases, reduces physical tiredness and invigorates metabolism. The ring with Diamond helps at delivery at birth. The Green Diamonds, especially helpful for the latter, are considered a symbol of motherhood.
Since ancient times Diamond was believed to exert favourable influence on its owner. It was said that the stone provides strength, courage and invincibility in fights. Diamond always was considered a stone of winner; it was the talisman of Julius Caesar, Louis IV and Napoleon. Diamond makes the person invincible, preserves against sorcery, reflects negative energy back to its sender, helps to keep the mind clear and focused and strengthens abstract thinking. Magical properties of Diamond depend on its quality: stones with defects and cracks are considered dangerous and even fateful. The mount should not prevent Diamond from touching the skin, otherwise its magical properties will disappear. For stronger influence it is recommended to wear Diamond on the left hand and on the neck.
Chakra Seven: Sahasrara