Lab grown diamonds are precisely what the name suggests, diamonds grown in a lab. They are 100% chemically, physically, and optically identical to mined diamonds, not like diamond imitations or simulants such as moissanite and cz.
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Real diamonds, not imitations - Diamonds grown in a lab are chemically, physically and optically identical to mined diamonds, the only difference lies in their origin.
Exceptional quality, excellent value - Lab grown diamonds are 20-40% more affordable than mined diamonds and always high quality.
Same process, different origins - Lab diamonds form in a lab using processes that duplicate the conditions under which diamonds grow beneath the earth's surface.
Guaranteed conflict free - Lab grown diamonds are, by nature, conflict free.
What is a lab grown diamond?
Lab grown diamonds (Also called lab created diamonds, lab diamonds or created diamonds) are precisely what the name suggests, diamonds grown in a lab. They are pure carbon diamonds, 100% chemically and optically identical to mined diamonds, the only difference lies in their origin.
What is the difference between a mined diamond and a lab grown diamond?
Every diamond, whether earth-mined or lab grown is made of a single element, carbon. The only differences between mined and lab diamonds is their origin. The process of creating a diamond in a lab replicates the process that forms diamonds in the earth, in a controlled environment, in a fraction of the time. Lab grown diamonds are by nature, conflict free.
Why choose lab grown diamonds?
Lab grown diamonds are a great option for someone considering affordability and availability of high quality stones when shopping for diamonds. Lab grown diamonds are more affordable than mined. While price varies depending on the size, cut and jewelry design, lab grown diamonds are on average 20-40% less expensive than comparable mined diamonds. By growing diamonds in a controlled environment we not only produce stones that are 100% chemically and optically identical to mined diamonds, but these lab grown diamonds often are created in larger sizes, with better clarity, better color and fewer inclusions. Lab diamonds are great alternative for someone who wants to add more stones or scale up carat size in their designs.
Why choose Gemvara for lab diamonds?
Lab grown diamonds are always high quality, affordable alternatives to mined diamonds. Gemvara’s lab diamond selection stands out for two reasons: we offer more choices and better technology.
Gemvara has a range of engagement rings with large lab diamond center stones, but unlike many retailers, our lab diamond selection also includes gemstone rings with lab diamond accents, as well as lab diamond earrings, necklaces and bracelets.
In addition to offering you more choices, Gemvara’s platform allows you to customize your jewelry directly, and see your changes reflected in your design in real time.
Are lab grown diamonds the same as lab created diamonds?
Yes. The names lab grown diamond, lab created diamonds, lab diamonds and created diamonds can all be used interchangeably. The titles all have the same meaning, that the diamond was grown in a laboratory above ground, rather than beneath the earth’s surface.
Are lab diamonds the same as diamond simulants?
No, lab grown diamonds are diamonds. Diamond simulants on the other hand are gemstones that may look like diamonds but are made up of different materials and do not have the same durability or brilliance.
How are lab grown diamonds made?
Lab grown diamonds are grown using one of two different techniques which recreate the diamond growing process that occurs beneath the earth’s surface: high-pressure high-temperature (or HPHT) and chemical vapor deposition (or CVD).
How do I care for lab grown diamond jewelry?
Diamond, whether mined or lab grown, is one of the hardest substances on earth, with a mohs rating of 10 (out of 10) Making it the perfect stone for engagement rings and everyday wear. Lab grown diamonds are created in a controlled environment which limits the presence of inclusions, making them an even more durable alternative.
We recommend regularly cleaning your lab diamond jewelry with mild dish soap and warm water, using a toothbrush to scrub behind the stone where dust can collect. If additional cleaning is required, lab diamonds are durable enough to be put into an ultrasonic cleaners, with regular jewelry cleaning solutions.