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Lab Grown Diamonds Will stay beautiful Forever
Apr 21, 2021
Diamonds
Lab Grown Diamonds Will stay beautiful Forever
Buying an engagement ring is a huge undertaking for anyone considering making a commitment to their partner. One of the biggest decisions to make is whether to choose a natural diamond or a lab grown diamond. There are many misconceptions about lab grown diamonds, so we asked our gemmologist to weigh in and clear up any confusion. The most common question we hear is whether lab grown diamonds retain their beauty forever - the answer is yes! Lab grown diamonds in HK are 100% real diamonds and have the same physical, chemical, and optical properties as natural diamonds. They are also environmentally friendly and ethically sourced.
 
Don’t be swayed by false information from companies trying to resist the changes in the diamond industry – lab grown diamonds are here to stay and are by far the best choice for any engagement ring.
 

LAB GROWN DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER

It’s well-known that the De Beers slogan "Diamonds are Forever" is one of the most successful marketing campaigns ever. However, what many people may not realize is that lab grown diamonds also have a beauty that lasts forever. This is because they have the same chemical composition as mined diamonds, being made of pure carbon. The main difference between the two is the way they are formed - mined diamonds are extracted from the earth causing damage to the environment, while lab grown diamonds are created in a controlled laboratory setting.
Lab grown diamonds will retain their color for eternity, a fact that is supported by scientific evidence. However, some companies in the mined diamond industry have spread false information about lab grown diamonds, such as claiming that they change color, in an attempt to discredit the growing lab grown diamond market.
 
Lab Grown Diamonds Will stay beautiful Forever

THE REAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MINED AND LAB GROWN DIAMONDS


To assist in making a decision between lab grown and mined diamonds, let’s examine the pros and cons of each. While lab grown diamonds have the advantage of being more affordable, environmentally friendly, ethically sourced, and free of conflict, there are also other benefits that aren’t as widely discussed in mainstream media.

No fluorescence. Fluorescence is a characteristic that is caused by the presence of certain elements in diamonds. Lab grown diamonds, being made in a controlled environment, do not exhibit fluorescence. On the other hand, mined diamonds are formed in nature and can have fluorescence. This can change the appearance of the diamond, making it appear cloudy or foggy and lack vitality. The term "curse" is not an exaggeration when it comes to mined diamonds that exhibit fluorescence.

Cutting to perfection. When diamonds are created in a laboratory, they are consistently shaped and defined, allowing for specific cuts to be made based on the desired outcome. By using this method, diamond cutters can produce perfect shapes and proportions without diminishing the quality of the diamond. In contrast, when diamonds are mined from the earth, they come in various shapes and sizes, which limits the amount that can be cut from a single rough diamond. Additionally, to increase the weight of the rough diamond, cutters may have to compromise on the ideal cut, resulting in a less vibrant and less striking final diamond.

No surface reaching inclusions. Lab-created diamonds are less likely to contain surface-reaching inclusions, which are more common in mined diamonds. These inclusions can detract from the beauty of the diamond and can also weaken the structure of the diamond, potentially causing it to crack when set into jewelry.

While lab grown diamonds Hong Kong and mined diamonds are made of the same material, lab diamonds HK offer many benefits that may not be immediately obvious, such as cost savings, ethical and environmental considerations, as well as their long-lasting beauty.