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FAQs About Lab Grown vs Natural Diamonds
Are lab created diamonds as good as real diamonds?
Lab and natural diamonds are both excellent choices for jewelry. They’re chemically and optically identical, giving unique sparkle to any piece. Yes, lab diamonds are just as brilliant as natural ones.
What are the differences between lab and natural diamonds?
The biggest differences between the two are their creation process and rarity. Lab diamonds can be created endlessly in controlled settings, while natural diamonds are created within the earth. This makes natural diamonds rare, giving them value due to this scarcity.
How can you tell the difference between lab diamonds vs natural diamonds?
To the unaided and untrained eye, there are no differences when looking at lab or natural diamonds. These gems both have the same refractive qualities, chemical composition and strength. An expert gemologist may be able to tell the differences between these two types of diamonds when comparing their trace inclusions. These differences do not influence the beauty or durability of lab grown and natural diamonds.
Which is better, lab or natural diamonds?
When deciding which type of diamond is better, it all comes down to personal preference. The “better” diamond is the one that has your preferred qualities. Some people prefer the rarity of natural diamonds, while others prefer the non-mined element of lab diamonds. If you are searching for ethical diamonds, our natural or lab grown diamonds are both excellent choices.
Are natural diamonds more expensive than lab grown?
Yes, natural earth made diamonds have a higher price tag than lab grown diamonds. Natural diamonds also hold higher resale values.
Do both kinds of diamonds look the same?
Yes, natural and lab grown diamonds have identical optical properties, bringing virtually indistinguishable appearances. No two diamonds are exactly alike, but you can always count on our natural and lab made diamonds to bring unique sparkle to any jewelry design.