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17 April - 20 April
Diamonds are nearly 100% carbon and are made up of a single element.
15 May - 18 May
Diamonds are the hardest natural substance on earth. In fact, the only thing that can scratch a diamond is another diamond.
19 June - 22 June
Diamonds come in every colour.
17 July - 20 July
The earliest diamonds were found in India in the 4th century BC.
21 August - 24 August
Diamonds are named after the ancient Greek word "adamas" which means unbreakable.
18 September - 21 September
The largest stone is called the "Star of Africa I" and at 530 carats , is the largest cut diamond in the world.
23 October - 26 October
Diamonds are formed deep within the earth, under intense heat and pressure.
20 November - 23 November
The Greeks believed diamonds were the tears of the gods, and the Romans thought they were shards from the stars.
A diamond over one carat in weight is one in a million.
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