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Tribal Stones and Hues in the Light of Hebrew Nations Identifications
Zebulon has the diamond and a white color. The Boers of South Africa are of partly Dutch descent and their dialect Afrikaans is a form of Old Dutch. The history of South Africa is closely bound with the discovery and mining of diamonds.
Amsterdam has an extended heritage in the diamond business, and has been a major European diamond center since Sephardic Jews introduced the diamond cutting industry in the later 16th century. Ultra-Orthodox Jews are still prominent in worldwide diamond marketing and distribution, and urban legend has it they hide diamonds in their beards to move them through customs without being detected.
|The National Symbols of the Netherlands seem to be brightly colored clogs, tulips, and windmills.|
Water is transparent but children associate it with the color white.
The symbol of Amsterdam depicts a ship.
The symbol of the Dutch Republic was a ship.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dutch Republic≠officially known as the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden), Republic of the United Netherlands, or Republic of the Seven United Provinces (Republiek der Zeven Verenigde ProvinciŽn)≠was a republic in Europe existing from 1581, when part of the Netherlands separated from Spanish rule, until 1795. It preceded the Batavian Republic, the Kingdom of Holland, the United Kingdom of the Netherlands and ultimately the modern Kingdom of the Netherlands.
|A Netherlands Royal Jewels entry in Google came up with a lot of white and many diamonds.|