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SIMULANT DIAMONDS VS. LAB CREATED DIAMONDS

SIMULANT DIAMONDS VS. LAB CREATED DIAMONDS

  • Simulated diamonds are also known as diamond simulants and include things like cubic zirconia (CZ), moissanite, and YAG. They can also include some natural clear gemstones like white sapphire, white zircon or even clear quartz.
  • Synthetic diamonds are also known as laboratory-grown diamonds, laboratory-created diamonds, cultured diamonds, or cultivated diamonds. They are real diamonds but not grown by Mother Nature.

 

There is a lot of confusing and conflicting information about diamond simulants and lab created (also called “cultured”) diamonds. Despite what you may have heard, simulant diamonds and lab created diamonds are not the same.

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What is micro pave setting?

What is micro pave setting?

What is a Pavé or Micro-Pavé Setting?

 

Pavé is pronounced "Par-vay" and originates from the french word literally meaning paved, to best describe the arrangement of diamonds set across the surface. Diamonds are arranged at regular intervals, in a close proximity in a uniform arrangement, building up what appears to be a coating of diamonds, with each stone held within small grains of metal impossible to distinguish with the naked eye. The technique can be used to cover a wide expanse of precious metal,...