What Does Ethical Supply Mean?

When many people hear the term "synthetic," they often associate it with something inexpensive or a mere imitation of the original – something lacking authenticity and integrity. However, this isn't always the case, especially when it comes to diamonds.

Lab-grown diamonds have been in existence since the 1950s, but it wasn't until the 1970s and 1980s that their quality reached a level where they could be commercially available. Technological advancements in the early 2000s further improved their quality, and today, lab-grown diamonds are as widely produced and purchased as natural, mined diamonds.

Whether it's the combination of being high-end yet cost-effective or the ethical and eco-friendly aspects, continue reading to explore the various compelling reasons why considering lab-created diamonds is a strong choice.

Lab-grown Diamonds vs. Natural Ones: Which One Should You Choose? –  Beldiamond

What Is Lab Grown Diamonds?

Lab-grown diamonds, also referred to as manmade, cultured, or engineered diamonds, are meticulously created in controlled laboratory conditions. This process replicates the natural formation of diamonds within the Earth's crust, where raw carbon atoms are crystallized into a 3D structure.

The production of diamonds in a laboratory proves to be a more cost-effective method compared to traditional mining procedures, eliminating the need for expensive mining operations. The shorter supply chain reduces the number of intermediaries, resulting in a more affordable diamond. Generally, lab-engineered diamonds cost 50–70% less than natural diamonds of equivalent cut, clarity, and size.

Originating from the lab also ensures that issues related to suspected activities contributing to human suffering in the mined diamond trade are non-existent.

Lab Grown Vs. Natural


For the everyday jewellery wearer, the appearance of a diamond is often the most crucial factor.

Both lab-grown diamonds and natural diamonds share identical physical, chemical, and optical properties. Lab-grown variants are precisely crafted to the point that, to the naked eye, they are virtually indistinguishable from natural diamonds. Only highly specialized jewellery equipment can discern between the two and identify subtle differences in trace elements.

Man-made diamonds exhibit the same brilliance, intensity, exquisite shapes, and sparkles expected from natural diamonds, but they come with additional benefits. Because they are cultivated in a lab, they tend to have fewer defects and can even feature faint colours and tints that natural diamonds may not possess.

For these reasons, lab-grown diamonds have gained significant popularity over the years.
In conclusion, our core philosophy is providing customers with ethical and sustainable choices. We allow our customers to make an informed choice, allowing them to select diamonds that align with their preferences. With exceptional customer service, we handle everything in-house, boasting skilled jewellers, CAD designers, and valuers at your disposal.

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