Beauty and science collide to achieve a stunning selection of high-quality lab-created diamond jewelry at an equally attractive price.
WHAT ARE LAB-CREATED DIAMONDS?
Lab-created diamonds (also known as lab-grown or man-made diamonds are made in a laboratory and are an exceptional mix of master craftsmanship and science—in fact, they have the same optical, chemical and physical properties as natural diamonds. The core differences are the time they took to form and their origin.
THE KAY DIFFERENCE
KAY lab-created diamonds are colorless, with little to no inclusions visible to the naked eye, for a stunning look that maximizes your budget. And whether lab-created or natural, our diamonds are 100% conflict-free.
LAB-CrEATED DIAMONDS VS NATURAL DIAMONDS
With over 100 years experience, we know diamonds. We believe that diamonds are right for everyone, but everyone may have a different idea as to which diamond is right for them. At KAY, our goal is to help you determine the best diamond to meet your needs. Learn more about the differences between natural diamonds and lab-created diamonds, and explore some of the most popular diamond alternatives, so you can find the diamond option that’s right for you.
|KAY Diamond Comparison||Natural Diamonds||Lab-Created Diamonds|
|Is it a Diamond?||Yes||Yes|
|Primary Chemical Composition||Carbon||Carbon|
|Source||The Earth||A Laboratory|
|Time to Create||1 to 3 Billion Years||Several Weeks to Months|
|Supply/Rarity||Finite and Rare||Unknown at this Time|
|KAY Responsible Sourcing Commitment||Yes||Yes|
|Industry Sourcing Standards Established||Yes||In Development|
|Included in the Lifetime Diamond Commitment||Yes||Yes|
|Eligible for Trade-In||Yes||No|
|Price Comparison (of comparable quality and size)||$$$||$$|
|*Select styles & carat weights|
EXPLORE THE MODERN CREATION COLLECTION
Discover our dazzling collection of high-quality lab-created diamond jewelry. Get a bigger, bolder look at an exceptional value.
WHY CHOOSE KAY?
LAB-CREATED DIAMONDS FAQs
From how they’re made to quality and value, get answers to your most frequently asked questions about lab-created diamonds here.