Lab Grown Diamonds vs Mined Diamonds
There has been a lot of confusion on the correct teminology on Lab Grown Diamonds and people being correctly educated on what a Lab Grown Diamond really is. Lab Grown Diamonds and mined diamonds are the same. They both share the same physical, chemical, and optical properties. The only difference is their origin. Lab Grown Diamonds are grown in above ground using cutting-edge technology and mined diamonds are found in the ground. They are 100% carbon, exactly like a mined diamond and there is no other intervention once crystal growth begins, therefore “synthetic”, “fake” or “manufactured” are not correct terms for Lab Grown Diamonds. No new materials or compounds are created as the source and result of the lab grown diamond are both pure carbon.
As with roses you would order from a florist, they would not go out to a field and hand pick your bouquet, they would be from a greenhouse. Lab Grown Diamonds are using the same laws of nature to create a diamond, conflict free and in an eco-friendly way, while preserving our environment.
McCoy Jewelers sells about 80% of Lab Grown diamonds, not to say that we cannot get in perfectly lovely mined diamonds as well for people. Lab Grown diamonds are competively priced and therefore about 30-40% less expensive than mined diamonds, giving the customer more options for a larger or better quality diamond than a mined diamond. The preference on Lab Grown diamonds versus mined diamonds is strictly on the person, just know that whichever one you decide on it as real as a diamond as the next.