The April Birthstone is Diamond
The birthstone for April is the Diamond which symbolizes romance and enduring love, and this April birthstone is traditionally set in engagement and wedding rings.
Diamonds are the most popular gemstone worldwide and are valued according to carat weight, clarity, color, and cut (the 4 'C's).
Diamond is made up entirely of carbon and is the hardest natural material known to man. In fact the name 'diamond' comes from Greek ‘adamas’ meaning invincible, possibly indicating the superior hardness of diamonds.
Both the modern and the official April birthstone (as per the American Gem Trade Association) is the Diamond.
The Alternative April Birthstone is Quartz
The April birthstone color is clear or white representing the transparency of diamonds.
Thus alternative birthstones for April are any clear or white gemstones such as clear quartz, white sapphires and white topaz.
Quartz is the most abundant mineral found across the planet and is also a very durable substance. Besides the clear or transparent variety, quartz occurs in many colors known by different names, such as amethyst and aventurine.
APRIL BIRTHDAY INFO CARD
April birthstone - Diamond
April alternative birthstone - clear Quartz
April birthstone color - White or Clear
April birth flower - Sweet Pea
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