Natural vs Synthetic

Natural diamonds are a miracle of nature.

Formed 100 miles below the earth’s surface under rare, perfect conditions of extreme heat and pressure, natural diamonds are billions of years old. Early in the history of the world, massive volcanoes erupted from deep below the earth’s crust carrying these tiny crystals to the surface.

Among these very rare and precious natural gems are even rarer and more special fluorescing diamonds. Less than 3.5 percent of natural diamonds significantly exhibit the phenomenon of blue fluorescence, enhancing their unique natural qualities.

Synthetic diamonds are man-made in factories under conditions that replicate the high pressure and temperature conditions found deep in the earth’s crust. In the span of weeks, factories can produce carbon crystals that appear to be diamonds, but they are not genuine natural diamonds. Tools have been developed that allow experts to identify synthetic diamonds easily.

Diamond close up

Natural diamonds are like unique and valuable works of art.

Like snowflakes, each and every natural diamond is inimitable. No two natural diamonds are alike.

There is only one original “The Starry Night” by the Dutch master, Vincent van Gogh. It’s part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. There are countless replicas around the world because it takes relatively little time and effort to produce a replica.

Every natural diamond is an original work of art of Mother Earth. Man can replicate them, but none of these replicas is truly real or valuable. Owning a natural diamond is like owning a masterpiece of nature. There is no other like it.

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