The SC Eco Laboratory range
The SC (Simon Curwood) Eco Laboratory range offers a sustainable, eco-friendly alternative to diamonds – each with their own unique properties and vivid sparkle. This is the perfect option for clients looking to reduce their impact.
Lab Grown Diamonds
Lab grown diamonds are graded using the same colour grading scale as other diamonds.
Lab grown diamond engagement rings and jewellery are becoming increasingly popular not only because of their affordability but also their reduced impact on the earth. Simon Curwood Eco Laboratory diamonds are available across our ready to wear bridal and custom made engagement rings.
Much the same as our Diamond Concierge – our laboratory team can create or source the perfect SC Lab Grown Diamond for you, ensuring size, colour, clarity and cut meet your specific requirements. Simon Curwood Jewellers offer a lifetime warranty on all Simon Curwood Lab grown diamonds and gemstones.
The SC (Simon Curwood) Eco Laboratory range offers a sustainable, eco-friendly alternative to diamonds using carbon neutral manufacturing processes.
Our laboratory team at SCJ can create or source the perfect SC Lab Grown Diamond for you, ensuring size, colour, clarity and cut meet your specific requirements.
A lab grown diamond has the exact same structure of carbon atoms present in a natural diamond, making them chemically and visually on par with a natural diamond.
Lab grown diamonds vs natural diamonds
Real diamonds are a natural phenomenon, they are formed deep within the earth’s crust under intense heat and pressure.
Lab grown diamonds are chemically and visually on par with a natural diamond, making them identical to a real diamond (each one is unique and graded using the four c’s (cut, clarity, colour and carat). The only difference between a lab diamond and a natural formed diamond (real diamond) is a lab diamond is created in a laboratory.
Why Design an Engagement Ring with Simon Curwood?
We offer the ultimate luxury experience with an exceptional creative team ready to help you create the engagement ring of your dreams.
Our 3D model rendering offers a fully interactive experience – You control the view with a 360 degree rotating view of your custom made engagement ring.
Our custom CAD casting is the most advanced in the industry, offering millimetre precision of your approved design.
Our express production time means you receive your custom made engagement ring sooner - with an average production time of 3-12 weeks
Frequently asked questions
What is a lab grown diamond?
Lab grown diamonds are grown in a laboratory under controlled conditions that stimulate the growth process of a natural diamond deep beneath the earth’s crust. A lab grown diamond has the exact same structure of carbon atoms present in a natural diamond, making them chemically and visually on par with a natural diamond.
Are lab grown diamonds cheaper or more expensive?
Lab grown diamonds are a more affordable options due to the manufacturing processes - lab grown diamonds go through a shorter handling process than a mined diamonds so it is therefore more cost effective.
Are lab grown diamonds real diamonds?
The short answer is yes, lab grown diamonds are real diamonds. According to the International Gem Society - chemically, physically, and optically, lab-grown diamonds are identical to natural ones. They are real diamonds with the same crystal structure and beautiful sparkle as natural diamonds.
Can you tell lab grown diamonds from natural diamonds?
To the naked eye, no you can’t tell the difference between a real diamond and a lab grown diamond. The only way to tell if a diamond is a lab grown diamond the only way to be certain is to send it to a gemological laboratory. Some lab-made diamonds have an inscription that identifies them as lab-made which can only be seen under a powerful magnifying glass.
Do lab grown diamonds sparkle?
Lab-made diamonds typically have good clarity. Like a high-quality natural diamond, lab-made diamonds won’t get cloudy. In many cases (due to their affordability) their clarity is often better than a real diamond.
Do lab grown diamonds last?
Yes, lab grown diamonds last just as long as a real diamond. Chemically, physically, and optically, lab-grown diamonds are identical to natural diamonds so they will stand the test of time.
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