It took a lot of time for cards to look like we know them today. They are a product of influence of different cultures and people. They evolved for centuries; only we don’t know for how many centuries. A general belief is that first cards were made in China sometime in the 10th century.
Possibly by the end of 13th and start of 14th century, first card decks were brought to Europe, most likely Italy and Spain. They were a luxury item because it was costly to make them; they were hand-painted, and it took a lot of time to paint and make one deck.
This meant that only the rich could own them. As cheaper ways of making cards were discovered, they began spreading across different countries of Europe and world.
Diamonds Symbolism and Personality Traits
The diamonds suit symbolizes wealth and prosperity. It is a symbol of abundance, worth, increase, value, money, income, financial security, finances, making our dreams reality.
People whose birth card is in the diamonds suit are concerned about their financial wellbeing and are highly motivated to increase their wealth and provide for their future.
9 Card Meaning
Number 9 cards have masculine nature.
Their symbolism is charity, responsibility, charity, philanthropy, generosity, selflessness, sympathy, understanding, forgiveness, creativity, compassion, wisdom, giving, sharing, intuition, tolerance, universal love, but also cold-heartedness, co-dependency, greediness, depression, resentfulness, moodiness, negativity, dominance, insensitivity.
The number 9 card is also a sign of endings which prepare the space for new beginnings. This card describes the final stages of a situation before it ends.
9 of Diamonds Card – Meaning and Symbolism
Nine of diamonds symbolizes fulfillment of desires related to finances and material wealth.
This card can indicate finally getting the financial rewards of previous efforts. It is a sign of wishes coming true, financial independence and security.
It can also be a sign that some situation related to finances and the material realm is about to end.
9 of Diamonds Card Personality Traits
9 of Diamonds people have adventurous nature. They might be impulsive and overreacting.
Their life is interesting and usually filled with different experiences. They love people and interacting with them. They accept all differences and enjoy learning about other cultures.
These people have a variety of interests and their knowledge on different subjects is vast. They love sharing their knowledge and insights with other people and that gives them immense pleasure.
These people are usually philanthropists and generous people who enjoy taking care of others.
Some of them can be completely opposite: selfish and self-centered, without a mission and goal in life. There might be a tendency of aggressiveness present in their character.
The 9 of diamonds people have all it takes to achieve tremendous success. They have many creative abilities and success is guaranteed if they decide to use them.
Those who follow the path of spirituality will also enjoy sharing their blessings with others.
Sooner or later, all of 9 of diamonds people have encounters with their spiritual side, and many experience great transformations in their life.
Those who were leading shallow lives, filled with anger and aggression, paying attention only to their needs and neglecting everyone else, even their closest dearest ones, completely change.
These transformative experiences usually happen at some point in their lives when these people feel like they’ve hit the bottom.
From there, there is no other way but up, and this is when their change is completed. Often these transformative circumstances involve some endings.
Women who have the 9 of diamonds as their birth card often experience struggles and obstacles in their life path. Men tend to form relationships with women who cause them problems and their relationships are dissatisfactory. They might even cost them money in some cases.
9 of diamonds person has little patience. They want everything now and are not prepared to wait. That often costs them in life. They can be prone to accidents, or their rash behavior causes some other kind of damage.
They enjoy communicating and expanding their knowledge. They love being around people that can teach them something. Most of them are attracted to the mind and not the body.
They often have friends in authority positions who can offer them help in times of need.
It is likely that they will manage to obtain large sums of money and wealth at some point in their life. They are not afraid to work hard but they also know how to charge their services. 9 of diamonds value their work. Their nature is practical, and they don’t like wasting their time.
9 of Diamonds people might be prone to overindulging in different activities and that can cause them problems. They are usually excellent speakers. They know how to express their minds.
These people also have a good sense of humor and they use it to overcome unpleasant situations whenever they experience one. People find them charming and love being in their presence.
Often these people feel some kind of higher calling to devote their lives to helping other people.
Many of them choose to do this for life, and others do it occasionally for the people they love, but also random strangers. They often donate to charity or give their stuff away.
Their generosity is sincere, and they feel truly satisfied when they are able to help someone.
Some of 9 of diamond people might have different personalities. They might be prone to overspending and are not as generous.
In fact, they might be spending all their money on their pleasures even beyond their means, without thinking about anyone else. These people can be very selfish and self-absorbed.
When it comes to their choice of partners, intellectual connection is the clue. These people need their minds stimulated and they choose partners with whom they can have meaningful conversations and never get bored of them.
People who have a number 9 card as their birth card have important mission in this lifetime to experience major transformations of their personalities and become better people. The 9 of diamonds person is the same.
Their transformative experiences usually happen in the spere of finances and material realm.
Every 9 of Diamonds person will have a different experience. During their life they will be called to give up on something. It might be tough, but they will realize that it was for their highest good.
The 9 of diamonds person is usually lucky when it comes to financial dealings, but they do at times experience losses and setbacks. They are good businesspeople and are especially successful in businesses that involve selling, or some creative ventures.
Their efforts in business will help them achieve substantial financial success and wealth.
9 of diamonds need to pay attention to their behavior. Many of them might act reckless and don’t pay much attention to their safety, so they might be prone to accidents. They should avoid taking risks because they might backfire against them.
9 of diamonds people are born on January 18th, on February 16th, on March 14th, on April 12th, on May 10th, on June 8th, on July 6th, on August 4th and on September 2nd.
9 of Diamonds Card in Tarot and Cartomancy
When the 9 of Diamonds appears in a reading, it is usually an encouraging sign.
It is the wish fulfilment card, and a card that indicates that time has come to reap the rewards for the efforts in the past. It is a card that improves the meaning of other cards in the spread.
The 9 of diamonds confirms to the client that they will soon be able to relax and enjoy the rewards for their efforts and endurance. This card indicates success that is well earned and deserved.
It indicates a stable foundation for the future, that will enable the client to feel secure and relaxed. It might also indicate enjoying life and its pleasures.
This card is the sign to the client that their long awaited reward or sum of money, or some other gains are coming, and they will finally be able to relax and spend money without fears about the future.
It might indicate the client buying themselves some expensive gift as a treat for their efforts.
The 9 of diamonds reminds the client to praise themselves for the job well done. They need to express admiration to themselves and recognize their worth.
9 of diamonds is an indication of an abundant life that the person has created with their efforts. It might be an indication that this abundance has already arrived or that it is about to come.
It might be a calling to the client to create a solid financial foundation so they can enjoy an independent life they crave for.
This might be the good moment to invest some saved money or start the business you have been planning for years. The good thing about the 9 of diamonds is that the person can do these things independently.
Whenever 9 of Diamonds card appears in a spread, it is a sign that things are in balance in the person’s life. They have done all the work and now they are simply enjoying leading a relaxed life.
When 9 of diamonds appears reversed in a spread, this can be a reminder to the client to evaluate their sense of self-worth.
Maybe they don’t think they are enough or don’t think much of themselves and their qualities. This card indicates that it might be a good time to work on building confidence and self-esteem.