Diamond Alchemy Symbol Meanings
I was recently asked about the diamond as an alchemy symbol.
The diamond is a symbol of refracting light to the alchemist. As such, the diamond is symbolic of the journey our souls make when we are trying to achieve higher understanding.
The goal for mankind is to walk a path on which our souls will shine and sparkle as brightly as the diamonds. On this path there will be many labyrinth turns (representative of the angles and facets of the diamond).
But if we travel the path with honorable hearts, and if we are aware of the reflective nature of our lives (our actions reflectining in our reality), we will accomplish our mission of light.
From an alchemical perspective, the diamond holds the following attributes...
For more information on alchemy symbols, continue to my Alchemy Symbols Portal Page in which you will find many links relating to alchemy symbols and related information.
Or, for a more in-depth essay on the symbolic meaning of diamond, visit my Diamond Symbol Meaning page here.
An Important Note About Signs, Symbols and Their Meanings
Signs and symbols cultivate their meanings according to culture, context, passage of time in society as well as mass societal opinion. What's cool and highly important is that signs and symbols earn their most powerful meanings from our own personal perspectives.
This website strives to provide you with the best, time-honored information when defining signs and symbols. However, in the final analysis, "Beauty (and symbolism) is in the eye of the beholder."
Having said that, it's in our best interest to invest the time to do personal research on symbolic events happening to us. This website is just one perspective in an ocean of variety and diversity in the realm of symbolism. So dive in! There is a whole universe of deeper meanings to explore! You can start your research by clicking on the links at the end or to the side of this page. Odds are good I've got a follow-up article about this symbolic topic. ;)
As always, thanks for your willingness to learn more about the language of symbolism. It's a language that is universal and everywhere. It's super-groovy to travel with you on your symbolic path, and maybe offer a little translation along the way. Thanks for reading and exploring!