The origin of birthstones is believed to date back to the breastplate of Aaron, which contained 12 gemstones representing the twelve tribes of Israel. In the ancient Roman times, birthstones were believed to possess spiritual and magical energies that could be used as protection. The Hebrew temple priests would wear a breastplate with 12 gems on it, with each stone a different colour.
Diamonds are more than just dazzling gemstones; they have a fascinating history and are steeped in mystery. Here are 10 interesting diamond facts that you may not know:
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