In the medieval times in Italy the black diamond was known as the stone of reconciliation. They thought if you waved a black diamond in front of the person you just had a fight with, all will be better again. It was a rather expensive way to try to patch things up. It’s almost like saying: “if you want things to get better just give a black diamond.”
Of course, we know this isn’t the case, but I thought this was a rather interesting bit of information. We all know this is a myth. However, there is a history to this stone as well. If you are getting a black diamond earring set, you may want to know the meaning.
The most famous of black diamonds is the stone known as the “Eye of Brahma”. This supposedly happened because the stone gets its name from the Russian Princess Nadia Vyegin-Orloff. She owned a stone like this during the mid-eighteenth century.
This stone was also a part of the shrine in India in the nineteenth century. It was exploited during the fifties in American Museums. It is the most famous of all the black diamonds out there. This stone had a cushion shape and weighed a whole 67.50 carats.
Black Diamonds Are Not Always Black
Black diamonds are often found in the form of grays and are often pitted and very difficult to cut as well. The good news though, is that once this stone is cut, the results are very beautiful as they are very unique. If you are either fortunate enough, or rich enough to own a set of black diamond earring, then you should consider yourself a very lucky person indeed. While the history of the worlds most famous black diamond is intriguing, the actual process that you’ll have to go through to get one is even more so!
The availability of black diamonds, especially in the form of the black diamond earring, is severely limited which leads to the increase in price. You’ll likely online find black diamonds at high profile, high class jewelry auctions where you’ll be pitted against some of the worlds wealthiest individuals, all vying for a piece of the action.
If you are lucky enough to find a true black diamond earring in your jewelry store, or over the internet, the snap it up quickly (provided it isn’t a fake!) because the chances of you finding on are truly rare at almost any price.