Details for Tip of the Month: Questions and Answers to tell you What You Need to Know About Synthetic Diamonds
With the sudden interest in Synthetic (manmade) diamonds, the Diamond Month seemed like the perfect time to set the record straight on the differences between natural (mined) diamonds and the synthetically produced manmade diamonds.
1) True or False: Manmade Diamonds are Identical to Mined Diamonds.
FALSE - While they have the same properties (hardness, conductivity, etc,) they are NOT identical to the diamonds made by nature. There are definite markings in the structure that allow identification of the manmade stones.