Lab-Grown Diamonds: 5 Facts You Need to Know
Worldwide demand for lab-made diamonds is rapidly increasing. This is, in large part, because of their sentimental value but also their eco-conscious standpoint. Read further below to discover 5 Facts about this modern symbol of love—true, pure, and lasting. 🤍
The History of Lab-Grown Diamonds
Did you know? Lab Diamonds were discovered as early as the 1950s! But it wasn't until 20 years later that scientists were able to develop gem-quality crystals, forever changing the landscape of the jewellery industry. Today, more couples can enjoy its famous ice-white sparkle and sentimental significance.
5 Things to Know About Lab Diamonds
Curious about this lab-grown beauty? Here are some facts you should know:
1. Identical to Natural Diamonds ✨
Let's begin with the biggest question in everyone's minds: How are they different from natural or Earth-mined diamonds? Well, they're visually, physically, and chemically the same! This means only a trained gemologist can identify which is which for proper classification.
Learn more: Lab-Grown vs Natural Diamonds
2. Tiny Seed to Brilliant Gemstone 🌱
Lab Diamonds are made via two processes: High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) and Chemical Vapor Disposition (CVD). While the jewels created by these methods look the same, the process is different.
HPHT starts with a tiny diamond "seed." Then, it mimics how diamonds develop on the Earth—through intense heat and pressure—but in a fraction of the time. Meanwhile, CVD also starts with a seed in a vacuum chamber. The process uses gases, broken down to form a diamond jewel atom by atom, just like snowfall.
3. Eco-Conscious Choice 💚
Diamond mining is associated with labor, pollution, erosion, and other environmental and ethical issues. Lab-grown diamonds do away with all that. Choosing an eco-conscious piece means choosing a cleaner and greener future for generations to come.
4. Bigger Carat for the Same Price 💎
Lab diamonds are made a fraction of the time natural diamonds are mined. The good news? This means they are sold for a better price as well!
Enjoy a bigger, bolder, and more beautiful piece to represent your love by simply choosing a lab diamond gemstone.
5. Expertly Certified by IGI 👨🏼🔬
The International Gemological Institute or IGI holds the worldwide standard for lab diamond reports. They pioneered the evaluation process and polished it to perfection, measuring the Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat of these lab-grown gems.
Learn why you should get an IGI-Certified Lab Diamond.
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