The Difference Between Lab-Made Diamonds & Earth-Made Diamonds?

Answer Until recently, if you wanted to simulate the appearance of a diamond, you had to purchase an inexpensive substitute such as cubic zirconia. Today's laboratory grown diamonds, which are also known ... Read More »

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What is the difference between real diamonds& man-made diamonds?

Natural and synthetic diamonds are two different types of the precious stones that have been held as valuable for thousands of years. Made-made diamonds are not fake, like cubic zirconia, but simpl... Read More »

Are man-made diamonds more valuable than real diamonds?

Naturally occurring diamonds are much more expensive than man-made diamonds. A one carat natural diamond can sell for around $3,000, while a man-made diamond of the same size is worth only around $... Read More »

What Are Lab-Made Diamonds?

Natural diamonds occur when enormous amounts of force compress bits of coal over a long period. These diamonds must then be removed from the earth in expensive and often dangerous mining operations... Read More »

What fuel can be made into diamonds?

Coal fuel can be made into diamonds. The process involves time (millions of years), heat (as high as 2,700 degrees Fahrenheit) and pressure (up to 55,000 atmospheres). Both coal and diamonds are ma... Read More »