Lab-Grown vs Mined Diamonds

Diamonds have long been extracted deep underground giving collectors the luxury of owning one. But it caused a sparkling revolution due to its harmful effects on the environment. But what if you can make a diamond instead of finding one? Let's dig deeper and discover how lab-grown diamonds differ from natural mined diamonds.

Lab-Grown Diamonds vs Mined Diamonds

There are some notable differences between lab-grown and mined diamonds, but they mostly differ in price and sustainability. Here at Sona Sansaar, we offer lab-grown diamonds and natural diamonds of the finest quality, giving you a lot of options to choose from.

What are Lab-Grown Diamonds?

Lab-grown diamonds are diamonds produced in a laboratory mimicking the harsh environment that forms diamonds. Unlike natural mined diamonds, lab-grown diamonds produce less waste by a significant margin of 4,383 times. They are also much more affordable and sustainable.


How are Lab-Grown Diamonds made?

Lab-grown diamonds are made from a tiny shard of a mined diamond and are introduced to carbon atoms under harsh environments simulated by nature. 

Are Lab-Grown Diamonds Distinguishable?

Lab-grown diamonds are indistinguishable by the human eye. But in order to give total disclosure, lab-grown diamonds are laser marked compared to mined diamonds, for a jeweller to identify using a magnifying equipment.

Which is More Expensive/Affordable?

Since mined diamonds involve a more expensive and tedious process, they are more expensive compared to lab-grown diamonds. Mined diamonds also have a perceived status for buyers, being preferred by some. However, lab-grown diamonds are much more affordable, catering to a wider price range.

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