What Are Lab Grown Diamonds?
Lab grown diamonds are commonly referred to as man-made diamonds or as CVD diamonds. Lab created diamonds has been around since the 1940s. Earlier, lab diamonds were manufactured for industrial applications. It was only in the 1980s that gem-quality lab grown diamonds became commercially available. Over time, the quality of these diamonds has improved extensively. Today, you can’t tell the difference between grown diamonds and mined diamonds unless you get an expert with specialised equipment.
As the name suggests, these diamonds are lab grown and are equipped to mimic the natural circumstances under which diamonds are formed in nature. There are two ways in which lab grown diamonds are created.
The Process of Lab Grown Diamonds
CVD process for lab grown diamonds – CVD stands for Chemical Vapour Deposition. The CVD process utilizes carbon gasses in a contained chamber. Carbon gasses are heated until they separate carbon atoms within the gas. These tiny carbon atoms build up in layers resulting in a rough diamond crystal. It takes six to ten weeks for this process.
In short, In the CVD method, a diamond seed is grown by microwave plasma technology in a highly-controlled environment.
HPHT process for lab grown diamonds – On the other hand, in the HPHT method, a pure solid carbon source is put under high pressure and high temperature. In the presence of a catalyst, the pressurized and heated carbon is crystallized into a diamond.
Either way, the result is an enigmatic lab grown diamond. At Lab Grown Diamonds Sydney Australia, we source the best diamonds using the best of technology to make sure that every lab grown diamond we manufacture is 100% pure and sustainable at the same time.
The Benefits of Lab Grown Diamonds
The popularity of lab grown diamonds is growing exponentially and impacting the diamond industry in a positive way in providing the end consumer a real choice between natural and lab grown diamonds.
Here are 3 benefits of Lab Grown Diamonds:
Lab grown diamonds are sustainable: Unlike mined diamonds, it does not take a billion years for lab diamonds to be formed. And, no tedious mining processes are required to excavate these diamonds.
Lab diamonds are purer: Because they are manufactured in labs, these diamonds have better clarity than mined diamonds.
Lab grown diamonds are pocket-friendly: They cost less than mined diamonds.
Why Should You Buy Lab Grown Diamonds From Lab Grown Diamonds Sydney Australia ?
Here are the top 3 reasons why you should buy lab made diamonds:
Identical to Mined Diamonds: Our diamonds have the same chemical composition, refractive index, dispersion, hardness, density, and crystalline structure as mined diamonds. We would go so far as to say that they are identical in every way.
Timeless Diamonds: Since mined and lab diamonds have the same chemical composition; they also share the same strength, durability, and aesthetic appeal. They are diamonds, after all!
Certified: Lab grown diamonds by Lab Grown Diamonds Australia are independently certified with certificates to determine the cut , colour , clarity and carat size. Buy lab diamonds from Lab Grown Diamonds Australia, click here.
Types and Cuts of Lab Grown Diamonds
There are different types of lab grown diamonds. Lab diamonds come in different shapes and cuts. The most popular ones being: Round Brilliant, Oval, Cushion and Emerald. The round cut diamond is the most popular diamond shape available today. Right behind round cut, the Oval cut is second in terms of popularity. The cushion cut has a square or rectangular outline with rounded corners. The emerald-cut is among the most classic of diamond shapes and is usually cut into a rectangular shape.
Lab Grown Diamonds Sydney Australia specialises in lab grown diamonds of various shapes and sizes. So whether you are looking for large solitaire or small loose diamonds, our team can assist you throughout the journey. Our suppliers create high-quality diamonds that are sustainably created with the finest material to reduce the adverse impact on the planet.