Long held in the treasuries of kings and queens, diamonds are the hardest and most brilliant of the crystals. Set in crowns at the forehead of the regal wearer, they were believed to aid in connecting to spirit.
At one time, they were used to determine the guilt or innocence of someone accused of a crime. The belief being that if the stone was held before a guilty person it would dull and darken, while a diamond held before an innocent person would glow with increased brilliance. The more truthful someone was, the more the diamond placed before them would sparkle.
Ancient Romans and Greeks believed that diamonds were the tears of the gods. Roman literature first made mention of them in 1st century AD, stating that cupid’s irresistible arrows were tipped with diamonds. Hindus used them as eyes in statues, with the belief that they were created when bolts of lightning struck rocks.
Diamonds are infused with the full spectrum of light energy, activating the third eye and one’s own inner King or Queen, lending strength in high pressure situations, enabling one to respond to stressful situations with ease and grace.
It is helpful to place a diamond on the forehead when there is a congestion of energy causing a physical imbalance. A feeling of joy and radiance will occur. This is due to the connection with angelic beings encouraging one to express their most sacred self.