How is a Lab Diamond Created?

You probably have an idea of how diamonds are mined. The large hole in the ground gives workers access to earth that could contain sparkling treasures. Companies and individuals have mined for centuries, but the natural diamond supply is not infinite and there are many problems associated with the diamond extraction process.

Lab grown diamonds are, in contrast, created in a controlled setting with fewer environmental problems attached to the procedure. Lab grown diamonds are more sustainable and linked to better human rights records and fair working practices. But how are diamonds created in a laboratory? Are lab grown diamonds real diamonds? Here’s some more information about grown diamonds and how they differ from the traditionally earth-extracted stones. 

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