April Birthstone: Shine Bright like a Diamond

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The spring season is in full effect in the Northeast, giving us another reason to lust after the warm weather, slowly getting rid of our cold weather accessories to show-off our fabulous jewelry collections. For the month of April, the brilliant diamond stone is highlighted as the featured birthstone. Diamond is made from carbon and is known to be one of the “toughest” stones. Its texture is 58 times harder than any other natural mineral and can only be cut with another diamond. That is why the Ancient Greeks named it "adamas," meaning invincible and indestructible. It is believed that the diamond stone is a symbol of protection, driving away all fears and negative influences.

For many years, diamonds have become the staple gemstone used in jewelry to show your love and admiration. Coincidently it also symbolizes unity, commitment, love, trust and everlasting togetherness. Diamonds have also become iconic among stars such as Elizabeth Taylor, who received an Asscher-cut diamond ring weighing 33.19 carats from her husband Richard Burton, as well as Marylin Monroe who famously coined the phrase “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” in the film Gentleman Prefer Blondes.

In honor of the April birthstone we showcased some of our favorite diamond pieces.

The Whirl Diamond Ring is artfully inspired by the City’s rhythm and architecture. Impossibly chic, three fluid 18 karat yellow gold bands connect in this iconic ring showcasing six brilliant round diamonds, for around the clock effortless glamour.


The Whirl Spiral Diamond Earrings are created to gracefully channel a look that is both classic and distinctive. These 18 karat yellow gold earrings showcase two standout brilliant round diamonds for a glamorous look.


The Diamond Stackable Ring is both fabulous and functional; accommodating multiple styles for those who like to mix it up and pile it on. This 18 karat yellow gold ring has a satin finish and features a center bezel set diamond with a small diamond accent. Wear it alone or add other colorful stack rings to create your own statement.


The Knot Collection has recently received a new dazzling addition – the  Jumbo Knot Pave Diamond Pendant. With luxurious 18 karat white gold covered in sparkling pave diamond, this Knot pendant is the chic accessory you'll want to wear every day.


The Whirl Shooting Star Ring features two star shaped diamonds brilliantly spiraling around the finger with an elevated sense of style and sophistication. This ring is sure to entice and inspire the fashionably fearless.


Which diamond piece influences your style? For more Diamond gemstone inspiration check out the Carelle Pinterest page and share your favorite looks and designs with us on social: @carellejewelry #CarelleJewlery

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