April's Birthstone - Diamond

Truly the King of all Gemstones, a diamond offers clarity, brilliance and breathtaking depth like no other gemstone. Diamonds are the most classic of all jewels. Their unmatched beauty and elegance make them ideal for marking life’s most important occasions, from the birth of a child to milestones like graduation or a major promotion or a retirement gift. . . not to mention the most common use of diamonds; a symbol of a couple’s love, devotion and commitment to each other as they begin their life together.

There is no better way to say that your love has only grown stronger, deeper, and more enduring with the passage of time which make diamonds a favorite gift for any anniversary celebration. The gift of diamonds can transform any moment into a moment sure to be treasured forever.

Diamond is the birth stone for the lucky folks born in the month of April as well as the traditional anniversary gift for the tenth year of marriage. Diamonds rate a perfect "10" on the Moh’s Hardness scale. Although a diamond is the hardest material known, it is not the toughest Diamonds have a cleave angle and can chip and even break if worn while doing heavy work or if it receives a sharp blow. Diamonds are rated "excellent" for everyday wear. Avoid placing your diamond jewelry where it might scratch another gem or get scratched by another diamond.

At Laney’s Diamonds and Jewelry we think diamonds are EXCITING! and as individual as fingerprints. You really need to see them for yourself to properly choose. Come see our beautiful diamond jewelry, learn about diamonds from our diamond experts or bring us a custom design idea to work on to create a masterpiece for you that can serve as a family heirloom in the years to come. We’d love to show you the whole full service and romantic diamond buying experience.


Our Hours:
Tues-Fri  11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

5121 Center Street, Suite 103
Williamsburg, VA  23188
(757) 229-7333



American Gem Society

For generations of jewelers, those three simple words have embodied three complex ideas to which the society has always been dedicated:

  • Ethics

  • Knowledge

  • Consumer Protection