Why CZ and Lab Grown Diamonds are not the Same
All sparkly white rocks are created equal, right? CZ, lab-grown diamonds, Moissanite — as a perspective engagement ring buyer, how is one to choose? Particularly when the wrong decision could lead to a whopping cost different of tens of thousands of dollars. If you're going synthetic, why not go all the way. Right? Wrong.
WHICH DIAMOND LABS ARE MAKING THE GRADE? (AND WHICH YOU SHOULD AVOID.)
How are diamonds graded? Why does it matter? How impartial is the process? What if a diamond is graded incorrectly? Are lab diamonds graded the same way as natural diamonds? This and more, below.
7 Reasons Not to Buy a Lab Grown Diamond
Lab diamonds are rapidly gaining traction as an ethical, wallet-friendly alternative to their mined counterpart. In no particular order, these are some of the reasons we hear not to buy lab-grown. Let’s dive in.