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20.4.2020

CVD Diamonds Aren’t Real Diamonds. Are They?

Today, despite the growing popularity of lab grown diamonds, when it comes to laying down some cold hard cash for one, there’s still plenty of confusion. This includes whether they are a simulant or a synthetic. But once you’ve waded through all that noise and realized they’re actually the same as natural diamonds, you’re faced with another fork in the road.

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    CVD Diamonds Aren’t Real Diamonds. Are They?

    CVD Diamonds Aren’t Real Diamonds. Are They?

    20.4.2020

    Today, despite the growing popularity of lab grown diamonds, when it comes to laying down some cold hard cash for one, there’s still plenty of confusion. This includes whether they are a simulant or a synthetic. But once you’ve waded through all that noise and realized they’re actually the same as natural diamonds, you’re faced with another fork in the road.

    Five Reasons Not to Buy a  Cushion Cut Diamond

    Five Reasons Not to Buy a Cushion Cut Diamond

    4.4.2020

    Buying a cushion-cut diamond is a bit like buying a mattress. Hear me out. Sure, you could buy a mattress online, and it shows up at your door, sleep savior it was meant to be. Right? Wrong.

    Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Shop Based on Diamond Resale Value

    Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Shop Based on Diamond Resale Value

    15.1.2020

    With lab-grown diamonds being more sustainable and more affordable than mined diamonds, lab diamonds should be an easy choice. Dig in to the top reasons Millennials are for, and against, lab grown diamonds

    Moissanite vs. Diamond —  The Differences in Diamond Alternatives.

    Moissanite vs. Diamond — The Differences in Diamond Alternatives.

    14.10.2019

    Why are there so many google searches for “is my diamond real?” Because when it comes to diamonds, the only thing that’s not confusing is the price. There are a litany of words and types for different kinds of shiny white rocks that range in value from $5 / carat to $5,000 / carat and everywhere in between.

    Do Sustainable Diamonds Exist? A Deep Dive Into Diamond Mining

    Do Sustainable Diamonds Exist? A Deep Dive Into Diamond Mining

    3.9.2019

    We see a lot of claims about sustainable diamonds, ethically sourced diamonds, and eco-friendly diamonds, but, what does any of it mean? Do sustainable diamonds even exist? To answer that, let’s dig into the origins of diamonds, and how they’re mined.

    How to Get an Engagement Ring for Under $1000 That Makes a Statement

    How to Get an Engagement Ring for Under $1000 That Makes a Statement

    4.7.2019

    Searching for an engagement ring under 1K? Concerned about the environmental impact of diamond mining? Traumatized by Leo in Blood Diamond? There’s a myriad of reasons why people are opting for lab-grown diamond engagement rings, and it can be a difficult decision. These are a few of our favorites sparkly stunners for under $1K designed by Elise Coleman, designer extraordinaire, formerly of Tiffany & Co.

    How Does a Diamond Tester Work on Lab Diamonds?

    How Does a Diamond Tester Work on Lab Diamonds?

    4.7.2019

    The answer to the question everyone wants to know. If my lab-created diamond is tested on a diamond tester — will it pass.

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