J.E. Obloy is a writer, philanthropist, and lifelong admirer of fine jewelry. Originally from Guam, she now lives in California. Check out her Instagram for more inspiring jewels!
April Birthstone Platinum Jewelry: Diamond Wedding Band Edition
Ahh, diamonds: the lore legendary, the lure irresistible… those born in the month of April are fortunate to have a diamond as their birthstone. Diamonds are so deeply-rooted in the modern consumer as the unequivocal symbol of eternal love that since the discovery of the first large-scale diamond mine in the 1860s, their widespread use in engagement and wedding rings is so prolific that they outstrip that of all other gemstones combined.
Formed at high pressure and temperature to become the hardest natural material known to humankind, diamonds allude to the endurance of a relationship (in fact, “diamond” derives from the Greek “adámas,” meaning “inalterable” or “unbreakable”).
Diamonds disperse white light; in other words, refraction separates visible wavelengths into a spectrum of pure colors… more commonly known as a rainbow. Not surprisingly, legend states that diamonds combine the best qualities of all gemstones to bestow the wearer with the ultimate in luck, health, happiness, and love. April babies sure hit the jackpot!
What better way to enjoy a pure, practically indestructible marvel of nature than with the durability and lasting radiance of platinum!