natural vs. lab grown diamonds:
what's the difference?
Choosing the type of diamond that's right for you is a personal decision, but we want you to have all the facts! Let's break down the key differences between lab grown diamonds and natural diamonds so you can make the diamond purchase
lab grown & natural diamonds:
the origin story
Lab grown and natural, mined diamonds possess the same physical, chemical and optical properties. Quite simply, a lab grown diamond is just as real as a natural diamond! The key difference between the two
lab grown diamonds
similarities between lab grown
and natural diamonds
Both are real diamonds and no two diamonds are exactly alike.
Both our natural and lab grown diamonds are ethically sourced.
Helzberg uses third-party experts to grade both types of diamonds.
which type of diamond should i choose?
Again, deciding on the right diamond for you is a personal decision. It's best to consider the various benefits of both natural and lab grown diamonds to decide which one you'll love the most!
more sparkle for your spend
When comparing the two, you may be swayed by the fact that lab grown diamonds are real diamonds but cost less than their natural counterparts of similar carat weights and quality. The price-to-carat ratio of a lab grown diamond might be perfect if you have a set budget and want to maximize the sparkle of your diamond.
rare and finite
On the other hand, the rarity of a natural diamond might be its most appealing characteristic. A finite number of natural diamonds exist in the world, making it a fitting symbol for your one-of-a-kind love.
Ultimately, it's up to you to decide what matters most. Either way, you'll be selecting a gorgeous, high quality diamond that you and your significant other will love for a lifetime.
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