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Cubic Zirconia

Cubic zirconia is a synthetic, colorless gemstone very similar to diamond but with less brilliance. It is made in the lab with the crystalline form of zirconium dioxide and can also appear in nature with a blend of mineral baddeleyite which can be an extremely rare occurrence. They are often regarded as inexpensive diamonds. These are not actual diamonds but are simulants which is why they are inexpensive but have no resale value.

Diamond

The word Diamond is derived from the Greek word Adamas, which translates to something being indestructible. It is the only gemstone that is made out of a single element – carbon and nothing else. Diamond is a clear gemstone that is made of carbon in a crystallized cubic arrangement. The specific sparkle and beauty with minimal maintenance make them one of the most sought-after gemstones.

4Cs of Diamond Quality

Learn about how to define the quality of diamonds from the 4Cs. 1)Cut When choosing a diamond, the cut is the most important thing. A diamond's angles, dimensions, and symmetrical facets are the most important part of its cut. They are responsible for the sparkle of the diamond. Gemstones with facets should have a nice shape and a vibrant display of color and light. 2)Color The degree of a diamond's whiteness or lack of color is used to grade its color. Diamonds are rated by the GIA from D to Z, with D being the most colorless and Z having a pronounced brown or yellow hue. The most crucial factor in selecting a gemstone. Due to the rarity of the gemstone's rich hue, a gem's purest and most vivid color will typically be the most expensive. Below are some colors you can choose from according to color psychology. Both colors and the gemstones that have those specific color characteristics have healing powers. So you can choose the color according to the chart below. 3)Clarity Gemstones are formed below the earth's surface, so we often see traces and remains of other minerals in them. When you can see such disturbances or patches, they are called inclusions. These patches can tell about their geological atmosphere and can also be used to verify if they are natural or not. 4)Carat For diamonds, the size you can own will depend on how well you treat the other three Cs. You can buy the largest, most beautiful diamond within your budget if everything is balanced. When it comes to colored gems, they are available in various sizes but have some limitations, such as you can easily find a 10-carat blue topaz. Yet, a 10-carat exquisite ruby is very uncommon.

Lab Diamond

Numerous names know lab-grown diamonds. They are listed as engineered diamonds, cultured diamonds, and man-made diamonds. But despite being called a diamond, they are cultured lab stones less expensive than diamonds. In the lab, they are made using high-heat and chemical vapor deposition methods.