What Is a Lab-Grown Diamond?

Posted on October 07, 2014 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

In searching for an eco-friendly engagement ring, you may have come across something called a “lab grown,” “synthetic,” or “man-made” diamond. While the concept of a man-made diamond may seem peculiar, lab-grown diamonds are virtually indistinguishable from natural diamonds. Unlike diamond imitations (like cubic zirconia or mossanite), lab-grown diamonds share the same optical, physical, and thermal properties as natural diamonds. The only difference is that instead of being mined, they were grown in a lab.

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