Your Guide to the Perfect Diamond, Whether Natural or Lab-Grown, From Ellis Jewelers
Diamond buying can be a tricky task. Following the 4Cs; cut, clarity, color, and carat, is a great place to start. However, most consumers overlook the importance of one major choice. Should I purchase a natural diamond or a lab-grown diamond?
Lab-grown diamonds are not “new” by any means, however, in the last two decades, their prominence and sales numbers have steadily grown. Lab-grown diamonds are typically referred to by a few different names; man-made diamonds, lab diamonds, lab created diamonds, and lab-made diamonds. Most importantly, you should know that, scientifically speaking, a lab-grown diamond is indeed a real diamond, it is just created or grown in a laboratory versus being made underground in a real-world environment.
Lab-grown diamonds are real diamonds, but they are not natural diamonds. Confused yet? No worries, we’ll explain the subtle nuances and differences between lab-grown diamonds vs. natural diamonds in greater detail below.
Our team at Ellis Jewelers wants to make purchasing a diamond as easy as possible. The only way that you can make an informed buying decision between a lab diamond vs. natural diamond is if you have all the information about lab-made and natural diamonds made available to you. Here is what you need to know: