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We Take A Look Inside The Diamond Foundry - Could They Have Your Gem Waiting?

We Take A Look Inside The Diamond Foundry | Ben Garelick


It’s a fact. Diamonds are one of the hardest and most durable minerals on earth. With the rise in popularity of sustainably grown diamonds, such as those from the 
Diamond Foundry, there’s now even more to these beauties than meets the eye! And that’s saying something, considering they are known for their irresistible sparkle! 

Finding the perfect diamond…

For over a century, we have been experimenting with the technology used to grow diamonds above ground, rather than the more traditional (but less sustainable) below ground, mining method. But it’s only been in the last decade that scientists have discovered how to truly create the perfect gem. Real diamonds. And yes, you guessed it, they are made in a lab!

But don’t be fooled, they are not inferior in quality. In fact, they are identical in structure. A lab grown diamond is 100% pure carbon (like an earth mined diamond) with the exact same optical, chemical, thermal, and physical features as its traditional counterpart.

And these man made diamonds have even more benefits. Not only are they easier on your wallet, and better for the environment, they are now being used to advance technology too.

Futuristic White Walls

How can diamonds shape our future?

Sustainably grown diamonds, like mined diamonds, rank at the top of the Mohs Scale of Hardness. On a scale of 1 - 10, they are a 10. This means that alongside being made into sparkly diamond engagement rings, they can also be used to conduct heat and are now being used in data centers, 5G and even electric vehicles.

With the processes of diamond manufacture rapidly changing and their uses becoming more diverse, the future of the industry is growing and becoming more sustainable. And Diamond Foundry is at the forefront. Creating lab grown diamonds that are stunning, affordable and free from the environmental pitfalls of mining. In fact, they can grow up to 1 million carats of gem quality diamonds every year and still remain completely carbon neutral.

Lab Grown Diamond Between Tweezers On White Background

Making the cut.

Because of this lab grown diamonds are rising in popularity across the globe. With celebrities and loved ones flocking to find the perfect sustainable gem. Both a stunning and affordable solution for diamond engagement rings, we have endless options just waiting for you to (virtually) try on. You’ll almost feel them against your skin with our handy 360° videos!

We make finding your perfect Diamond Foundry loose diamond effortless. Simply select your setting and shape then filter by carat, cut, clarity and color. From oval, round and radiant to princess cuts, there are many popular styles to choose from. Add your chosen lab grown Diamond Foundry loose diamond to one of our stunning engagement ring settings to create a ring that’s as unique as you are.


Wedding Couple Holding Bouquet of Roses


Looking for your perfect diamond? We understand it’s a very personal decision so you can trust our sparkle consultants to help guide you along the way. Our friendly team is here to help you find the diamond that is right for you.

Visit us at our Buffalo, NY store today. Not nearby? Not to worry - chat with our diamond experts online 24/7, call us on (716) 631-1584 or text (716) 574-0966. Come sparkle with us!

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