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About Lab Grown Diamonds

About Lab Grown Diamonds

WHAT IS A LAB CREATED DIAMOND?

A lab-created diamond is “grown” inside a lab using cutting-edge technology that replicates the natural diamond growing process. The result is a man-made diamond that is chemically, physically, and optically the same as those grown beneath the Earth's surface.

Are lab-grown diamonds real diamonds?

Lab-grown diamonds are chemically and physically identical to natural diamonds and are just as hard. Diamonds that were found in nature take billions of years to form, while lab-grown diamonds can be formed in just a few weeks.

How are lab-grown diamonds made?

There are a few methods used to grow lab-grown diamonds. Typically, lab-grown diamonds start with a tiny lab-grown diamond, like a seed. The seeds are placed in a chamber called a plasma reactor (in the case of CVD synthesis) or a large mechanical press (if manufactured by HPHT). Then, depending on the technology used, some combination of heat, pressure and a carbon source are used to make the crystals grow, layer by layer.

BENEFITS FOR LAB-CREATED DIAMONDS

Eco-friendly

Eco-friendly diamonds, jewelry with lab-grown diamonds: recycled gold jewelry and lab grown diamonds that respect the environment and men.

Ethically sourced

Is the process of ensuring the products being sourced are obtained in a responsible and sustainable way, that the workers involved in making them are safe and treated fairly and that environmental and social impacts are taken into consideration during the sourcing process.

Competitively priced

No diamond is free, but due to the shorter supply chain, lab-grown diamonds can be anywhere from 40- 50% less expensive than mined diamonds.

DIAMOND SHAPES

Most diamond shapes are round. Fancy shaped diamonds include princess, cushion, emerald, Ascher, radiant, oval, pear, and heart-shaped diamonds. Each diamond shape has its own unique characteristics and is cut to different specifications, which impacts the overall look of the stone.

4C'S OF DIAMOND QUALITY

CUT

Cut specifically refers to the quality of a diamond’s angles,
proportions, symmetrical facets, brilliance, fire, scintillation and finishing details. These factors directly impact a diamond’s ability to sparkle, along with its overall aesthetic appeal

Color

Diamond Color is graded in terms of how white or colorless a diamond is. D to Z, with D being the most colorless, and Z containing noticeable brown or yellow tint.

Clarity

A Diamond’s Clarity grade evaluates how clean a diamond is from both inclusions and blemishes.

Carat Weight

Often when people hear the term “Carat Weight,” they think it refers to the size of the diamond. In actuality, Carat refers to the weight of the diamond, not how large the stone is.

WHAT IS 14K GOLD?

14K GOLD IS AN ALLOY COMPOSITION MADE OF GOLD AND DURABLE METALS LIKE ZINC, NICKEL, SILVER AND COPPER ALONG WITH A RHODIUM PLATING.

24K GOLD, FOR IS 100% GOLD. 14K GOLD IS 58.3% GOLD. ALTHOUGH A HIGHER KARAT INDICATES A PURER GOLD CONTENT, IT ALSO MEANS A LESS DURABLE METAL.

SUSTAINABLE

MG Fine Jewelry likes the idea of a greener future.
Therefor we choose to work with products created with renewable energy that have little to none CO2 emission. Also local craftsmanship is part of our culture.

Our mission is to cultivate a more transparent, sustainable, and compassionate jewelry industry.

 

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