Therapeutic Properties of
Diamond is said to be an amplifier. If the wearer is good, it amplifies their
goodness. If the wearer is selfish, egotistical or evil, it will amplify those
qualities as well.
To Westerners, Diamond engagement rings symbolize eternal love. (Remember
those DeBeer commercials proclaiming diamonds are forever?) However, in India,
the Vedic experts strongly believe that diamonds should never be given to a
woman! They insist that diamond is cold and hard. Wearing the diamond will cause
that cold hardness to be absorbed into the woman, making her cold and hard
toward her husband and children. They also suggest that since diamond is an
amplifier, no woman should wear more than 1 carat total weight of diamonds, and
then, only in accent to other stones. The diamond's power (like in the case of
other gemstones) is directly proportional to its size. Vedic's also say that any
diamond showing hints or tinges of red will bring ruin upon the wearer and
When I read this I remembered the stories surrounding Hope diamond, one of
the largest diamonds in the world. It was believed to have been stolen from an
Indian idol. It became part of the French crown jewels of Louis XIV. He gave it
to his mistress, who died soon afterward. Later, it was given to Marie
Antoinette (guillotined). In 1830, the Hope Diamond was purchased by Hope, a
wealthy Englishman, who quickly fell upon hard times. Next it was owned by Colet
who committed suicide. Later owners were Prince Ivan Kanitovitsky (was
murdered), Sultan Abdul Hamed (was dethroned), and Simon Montharides (the entire
family was killed in an accident). In 1907 an American woman purchased the gem.
Soon after, her husband, son and daughter all died. The unlucky gem now resides
in the Smithsonian.
If you want to hear more about large diamonds and bad luck, Mary, Queen of
Scots had a large diamond she thought protected her from poisoning (she was
On the positive side, Diamond increases personal clarity. It aligns the
person with his/her higher purpose. Diamond also offers many healing properties.
It is very useful for gem therapy.
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