Diamonds are among the most expensive and sought-after gemstones. Depending on their quality, you could pay up to 50% more for natural diamonds compared to Best Man Made Diamonds Singapore ones.
Lab grown diamonds are chemically, physically and optically identical to their earth-mined counterparts and undergo the same grading process – making them an excellent option for anyone wanting to avoid conflict and environmental concerns.
When purchasing a lab grown diamonds UK, one must carefully consider all four Cs: carat, cut, clarity and colour. While natural diamonds have long been considered the gold standard for engagement rings, lab grown diamonds have quickly become more popular due to their lower prices and ethical origins – many independent gem laboratories use rigorous processes in analysing them just like natural ones.
Lab-grown diamonds provide similar chemical, optical and thermal properties as their mined counterparts but cost 10-50% less. Furthermore, man made diamonds are entirely conflict free and eco-friendly, with no mining necessary; therefore being an eco-friendly alternative that doesn’t take millions of years to form like naturally mined ones do. Many celebrities have chosen these gems for engagement rings because of this sustainability benefit – not to mention offering more options of colours and cuts compared to mined versions! When purchasing 1 carat lab diamond in Singapore it’s wise to get certified product from jeweller to ensure that you are getting genuine product.
Clarity in diamonds refers to the number and size of flaws or inclusions that diminish its overall grade, such as blemishes or inclusions that affect its clarity grade. Ideally, lab-grown diamonds should have few visible flaws or inclusions that impact its clarity grade; otherwise they will typically exhibit microscopic inclusions invisible to naked eyes.
Diamond inclusions may result from foreign material or pressure during growth, defects in its crystal structure or simply being composed of carbon – all diamonds contain this element! Lab diamonds that exhibit inclusions are still considered high-grade diamonds.
Reputable online retailers and With Clarity provide high-resolution pictures and videos of their lab created diamonds to ensure you’re purchasing genuine stones. You can also read customer reviews to gauge what others have experienced when purchasing lab grown gems.
Lab-grown diamonds share many of the same physical, chemical and optical characteristics with natural diamonds; therefore they’re almost indiscernible to the naked eye. Furthermore, lab-grown stones offer more eco-friendly and ethical alternatives than mined ones as their production does not contribute to environmental destruction and human rights abuses during mining operations.
Lab grown diamonds can be up to 30% less expensive than their natural counterparts due to a shorter supply chain and minimal energy use during production, without impacting on the environment in any way.
At this price point, a better cut can increase brilliance and scintillation while still remaining affordable. As proof, take a look at a House of Hung 1.02ct F Colour, VS1 Clarity diamond with strong fluorescence for SG$15,000. Alternatively, Blue Nile offers almost identical 1.00ct G Colour, VS1 Clarity stones that are virtually flawless with no fluorescence for the same cost.
Diamonds are traditionally graded by carat weight; however, this grading system only takes into account one factor when assessing their quality; other aspects should also be taken into account such as physical dimensions of a diamond and how it reflects light differently – for instance two diamonds of equal carat weight might look very different and each could refract light differently.
SK Jewellery sources its lab diamonds from reputable companies that adhere to stringent ethical standards and comes complete with an official certificate from established diamond grading laboratories.
Natural diamonds require millions of years to form while lab diamonds are created much quicker, offering more eco-friendly and ethical alternatives than natural ones.