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Lab Created Diamonds vs. Natural Diamonds


natural diamonds vs la grown diamonds plymouth inHow are diamonds made in the laboratory?

Imagine a technology so brilliant that it seamlessly replicates the natural geological conditions that are requisite of turning pure carbon into the most coveted, rare crystals we call diamonds. We make use of this same highly advanced, cut edge technology in our laboratories to engineer diamonds using pure carbon from pre-existing ones. Through simulating the same natural atmosphere of high pressure and extreme heat exposure, this technique is called High-Pressure and Temperature Technique. It is needed for the formation of the high strength carbon-carbon bonds characteristic of the diamond crystal, lab-developed mimic crystal makeup of the natural one. From the clear glass ones to the rarer yellow and pink ones, any diamond that you fancy can be ethically sourced in the labs. The fancy ones would require the addition of trace elements into the lattice, while the diamond crystal grows. We might employ chemical vapor deposition, CVD technology, especially for bigger stones. The diamonds produced in the laboratory by either using CVD technology or through exposure to high pressure and extreme heat, also known as the HPTH process, has the same chemical perspective as a natural diamond, making lab diamonds as real as the ones extracted through mining.

Lab Created Diamonds vs. Natural Diamonds

Diamonds propagated in labs are real like natural diamonds. The same chemical perspective, high durability and similar physical and optical properties make them impossible to be distinguished from natural ones. To the naked eye, both would appear the same, even to an expert gemologist. Only specialized machines utilized to investigate the complex composition of carbon and trace elements of the crystals can tell the two apart from each other.

The density of lab created diamonds is approximately 3.5 grams, similar to that of naturally occurring diamonds. Each lab-developed diamond is graded like its natural counterpart. Even the refractive properties of the two are the same, being single refractive. These are different than the diamond simulants that are double refractive.

Comparing Natural Diamonds to Lab Grown Diamonds

Naturally occurring diamonds are extracted through mining. This makes diamonds engineered in labs a more ethical choice. As with natural diamonds, these wouldn't get cloudy or grow dull. Also, they can be insured and are highly durable. All these attributes make one want to invest in one, and so is right, as these lab curated diamonds can fit into privy budgets more efficiently and offer great value for money. These lab-created real diamonds are an excellent choice for anyone who wants to indulge in a classic piece of jewelry while being socially responsible and getting the highest quality for the price.

 

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