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Lab-Grown Diamonds, Really?

Lab-Grown Diamonds, Really?

Totally, under a microscope there's absolutely no difference between lab-grown and mined diamonds! These diamonds are optically, chemically, and physically identical to earth-mined diamonds and in addition to their shine and overall lower cost, the beauty in these diamond alternatives is that there are no humanitarian nor environmental consequences to producing them. So don't be fooled! Don’t fall for the latest marketing tricks (i.e. “Real is rare”) the old-school diamond industry is trying to push onto us. The notion that diamonds are rare is total BS. There is no more need to tear up the nor the communities of innocent...

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Yes Lab-Grown Diamonds are Real!

Yes Lab-Grown Diamonds are Real!

Lab-grown diamonds offer the ideal alternative to unethically mined diamonds, not only are they cheaper but they are also more environmentally friendly. How do scientists make lab-grown diamonds? The process for making artificial diamonds that are an exact match for natural ones that have been pulled out from the ground involves using so-called carbon seeds, or small fragments of diamond, into a microwave. There, it will interact with a varying amount of a certain carbon-heavy gas, and the usual choice for it is methane. The mixture of gas gets heated in the microwave to very high temperatures to produce a...

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Millennials are buying more diamonds than predicted

Millennials are buying more diamonds than predicted

There is a popular belief that unlike past generations, millennials are no longer buying diamonds. However, this is a fallacy as according to De Beers their purchasing trend is pretty similar to previous generations, if not higher. Millennials are buying more diamonds than you think — just not for other people "There's a slight fallacy here that younger people don't want to buy diamonds," Patel told BI over the phone. "Look at the facts. If you look at the millennials in our top four markets, they account for 45% of diamond purchases. That's an impressive number." "That is the same...

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Why This Generation of Consumers is Attracted to Lab-Grown

Why This Generation of Consumers is Attracted to Lab-Grown

It is known that every generation tries to be different and better than the one before. Whether it be in music, fashion, economics, or activism, every new generation of youth wants to define themselves and the world around them in their own unique way. Values change, standards are raised, and nothing ever stays the same for long. An inspiring and admirable attribute of Millennials and Gen Z is their passion towards improving the ethical standards of every industry, and their contribution to creating a more sustainable planet. Going vegan, boycotting fur products, advocating for worker and human rights issues in...

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Myths About Lab-Grown Diamonds

Myths About Lab-Grown Diamonds

As lab-grown diamonds have grown in popularity over the past few years, many misconceptions have stemmed from the lack of education about these gems. To help provide a clearer understanding, let’s break down some of the most common myths circulating about lab-grown diamonds: Lab-grown diamonds are “fake” diamonds While these gems are not born through the same geological process as a mined diamond, lab-grown diamonds are made from pure carbon crystal, or a “diamond seed”, and have the identical chemical composition as a diamond grown from the Earth. These gems can be considered as the “greenhouse flowers” of the diamond...

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