It is an interesting fact that the base element of diamond and coal is carbon. This has the potential to become a beautiful allegory.
Do we transform into ‘diamond’ or ‘coal’? Are we destined for a life of utility or excellence? Will we lead lives of mediocrity or greatness? Ultimately will we be slaves to our egos or taste freedom in surrender?
Certainly diamonds such as Mevlana Rumi are for ever...