Jeffrey M. Bertman
Graduate Gemologist

When it comes to diamonds, you can have a natural mineral that was produced billions of years ago, or you can choose one produced via “Microwave Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition.” The latter type of diamond with the decidedly unromantic name is a synthetic diamond produced by layering carbon atoms on a diamond “seed,” which is a process that speeds up the diamond-making process to only a few months. Of course, there is nothing new about synthetic diamonds, which began to be developed in the 1950s, largely for industrial use. More recently, the technology has advanced to the point where synthetic diamonds have been deceitfully mixed with natural diamonds. GET REAL This highlights the importance of attaining diamond certificates that ensure authenticity. Whether it’s a diamond engagement ring to pop the question or a necklace and earrings to show her how much you care we can help you find the perfect jewelry. Its love at first sight with diamond jewelry that’s as unique as she is.

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