A Jewelers Perspective
Diamonds grown in a lab have less of an impact on the environment than mined gems, and as a result they are more sustainable. Most consumers also appreciate that they are 50-60 % cheaper than their natural counterparts, allowing them to purchase a higher quality diamond, and get more for their money
Contrary to popular belief, coal has rarely, if ever played a role in the formation of diamonds. 3 billion years ago deep within the Earth’s crust under conditions of intense heat and pressure that cause carbon atoms to crystallize forming diamonds. The formation of natural diamonds requires very high temperatures and pressures, and there are 4 known ways this can happen in nature.
Even though you may wear your diamond jewelry around the clock, you should give thought to its care. Diamonds are durable, but they still require proper maintenance and care.