All gemstones contain some form of lore or mythology. Rubies have long been believed to bring their owners wealth (…not including the actual rubies themselves). Sapphires were used when consulting with oracles, as they aided in letting the audience better understand the enigmatic messages emanating from these garbled prognosticators. Emeralds, with their regal green color, could help bring their possessors closer to royalty. Yet no stone has as many myths surrounding it as does the diamond. Reaching far back into the annals of time, there are diamond tales galore. Here is just a smattering of the numerous and legendary diamond fables and faiths through history.
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