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Both lab-created diamonds (also referred to as man-made diamonds or lab-grown diamonds) and earth-mined diamonds are priced based on the 4C's of a diamonds quality – the cut, clarity, color and carat size. On average, lab-created diamonds are priced 30% to 40% less than an equivalent earth-mined diamond, are optically, chemically and physically identical, and are grown without any of the negative environmental and/or humanitarian impact associated with mining for diamonds.

White Lab-Created Diamond Price Comparison

Until recently, white (colorless) lab-grown diamonds had been limited in supply. However, thanks to advances in technology white lab-grown diamonds are now available in a large array of shapes and up-to 10.0 carats in size.

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If your interested in a lab-grown diamond and are presently unable to find the one you want, we suggest you look at the Diamond Hybrid®, a superior diamond simulant that employs an infused layer of lab-created diamond. The Diamond Hybrid® is nearly two times harder than CZ, has a friction co-efficient lower than that of Teflon giving it a superb ability to repel dirt and grim, and has a tested refractive index closer to an earth-mined diamond than any other diamond simulant being produced today.

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Yellow Lab-Created Diamond Price Comparison

Both Yellow and Yellow Orange lab-created diamonds are being produced in large quantities. Yellow and yellow orange grow the fastest typically taking 5 to 6 days in the growth cell and are available in many shapes as well as carat sizes up to 2 carats. The majority of Yellow lab-created diamonds will be available between fancy yellow and fancy vivid yellow. The yellow oranges will also contain different saturation levels of orange and will be available in many different hues and tones. If you can’t find the exact shape or color your looking for please contact us at 1-(866) 996-9642.

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Blue Lab-Created Diamond Price Comparison

Natural blue diamonds are incredibly rare in nature and can sell for anywhere between $200,000 to $500,000 per carat. A lab-grown blue diamond costs about 10% of what a natural costs. These can run in the price range of $7,000 to $12,000 per carat. Blue lab-grown diamonds in fancy blue colors are the most expensive out of all the fancy colored diamonds due to the time and care needed to achieve the most desirable colors.

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Pink Lab-Created Diamond Price Comparison

Natural pink diamonds are the rarest in the world. The majority of pink diamonds come from a mine in Australia. The extreme limited availability puts the cost of these pink diamonds between $56,000 to $150,000 per carat. A treated pink lab-grown diamond will cost between $5,000 and $10,000 per carat. The price per carat weighs heavily on the color of the diamond itself. On average a pink grown diamond is about 5% the cost of a mined pink diamond.

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