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.

Question two:

Which One Has the Smaller Carbon Footprint? Natural Mined Diamonds or Synthetically Produced Diamonds?

 

The answer may surprise you. It's actually the MINED diamonds. Our entire sales team recently went through the Diamond Producers course and learned that studies showed the energy use of a synthesizing plant left a carbon footprint 40% higher than a diamond mine. It leads one to suspect their marketing as a "green alternative" to mined diamonds.

 

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