Are Lab-Grown Diamonds Real Diamonds? A Local Jewelry Designer Tells All!

For many couples, the search for the perfect engagement ring or wedding band goes beyond aesthetics. Today’s lovebirds are increasingly conscious of the environmental and social impact of their choices, which is why more and more soon-to-weds are becoming interested in and curious about what lab-grown diamonds have to offer.

Lucce, a pro in the world of fine jewelry, caters to this growing desire for beauty with a conscience. We sat down with the Lucce team to delve deeper into the world of lab-grown diamonds, their unique design philosophy, and what it truly means to wear an eco-conscious symbol of love.

Are Lab Grown Diamonds Real Diamonds? A Local Jewelry Designer Tells All

<strong>First things first, what are lab-grown diamonds?</strong>

“Lab-grown diamonds are 100% identical to earth-mined natural diamonds,” says the Lucce team. “They are the same scientifically, chemically, and optically.”

The magic lies in their origin story. Mined diamonds are formed over millions of years under extreme pressure and heat deep within the Earth. Lucce embraces lab-grown diamonds because they replicate this natural process in a controlled laboratory setting. Using advanced technology, scientists can mimic the Earth’s conditions, creating diamonds that boast the same brilliance, fire, and durability we expect from these precious gems.

Fiore Trio Pear

The most significant difference? “Lab-grown diamonds eliminate the environmental impact associated with large-scale extraction,” they explain. Irresponsible mining can disrupt ecosystems and communities. Lucce allows couples to celebrate their love story with a clear conscience. But more on that in a bit.

<strong>Are they real diamonds?</strong>

The answer, according to the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), is a resounding yes! They possess the same dazzling sparkle, fire, and exceptional hardness that have made diamonds a symbol of everlasting love for centuries. Lab-grown diamonds unlock incredible value for couples seeking a dazzling gemstone that perfectly reflects the brilliance of their love.

With the rise of lab-grown diamonds, couples can now enjoy exceptionally beautiful and high-quality diamond rings to represent your pure and exceptional love without compromises. Lucce

One of the most attractive features of lab-grown diamonds is their reasonable price point. “The significant price difference comes from the efficiency and lower overhead costs of growing a diamond in a laboratory compared to the expensive large-scale operations of mining,” Lucce explains. This translates to a wider selection for couples, allowing them to choose a higher-quality or larger diamond within their allocated budget.

<strong>A Ring as Unique as Your Love Story</strong>

If you’re drawn to nature’s beauty and share Lucce’s commitment to eco-consciousness, their Petal Signature, Bouquet Signature, and Rosé Collections are perfect places to find inspiration.

The Petal Signature collection takes inspiration from the delicate form of a flower bloom. Delicate petal prongs gently embrace the center diamond, creating a ring that’s both romantic and timeless. It’s a beautiful metaphor for your love, a love that will blossom and endure forever, just like a cherished flower.

Fiore Ring
Lucia Pavé Sunburst
Azalea Ring

For those who find meaning in symbolism, the Bouquet Signature collection offers a stunning three-stone design, “The three stones in the ring symbolize your affectionate love in the past, present, and future all in one piece,” they share.

Sophia Luxe Oval
Fiore Trio

Finally, for those seeking a touch of luxury and exclusivity, the Rosé Collection featuring pink lab-grown diamonds offers a truly unique option. According to their team, “Our Rosé Collection is all about romance at its rarest – since only less than 5% of lab diamonds are colored pink.” The soft pink hue adds a touch of romance, creating a symbol of your love story that’s as extraordinary as your commitment to one another.

Siena Pavé Rosé
Tricia Pavé Rosé
Danna Rosé

The story of your love is one-of-a-kind, and your ring should be, too. Lucce understands this philosophy, offering a collaborative design experience to craft a symbol that perfectly reflects your vision and commitment.

“Whether you envision a vintage-inspired design or a contemporary modern masterpiece,” they say, “the art of customizing your dream engagement ring allows you to bring your vision to life.”

Lucce fosters a collaborative environment, working hand-in-hand with couples to design a unique ring. They utilize cutting-edge 3D CAD technology to create a digital model of your ring for your approval before it goes into production. This ensures you’re completely satisfied with every detail before your one-of-a-kind symbol of love is crafted.

More than just a ring

Lucce is passionate about design and craftsmanship as well. “At Lucce, we thoughtfully design all of our jewelry pieces and delicately craft them in-house,” the Lucce team explains. They take pride in being a jewelry designer, ensuring each ring embodies the unique story of the love it represents.

This dedication to quality extends to every aspect of their creations, from using high-quality diamonds to ethically-sourced materials. Lucce prioritizes ethical sourcing, ensuring all their diamonds are conflict-free. Choosing Lucce goes beyond selecting a beautiful piece of jewelry. It’s about aligning yourself with a brand that shares your values.

Now here’s the cherry on top: Crafted with enduring quality in mind, Lucce rings are backed by a lifetime warranty. This commitment ensures your love story will shine as brightly as your ring, for a lifetime and beyond.

Sophia Luxe Oval

“We believe the future of lab diamonds is bright,” they say. “With a growing focus on design and the ethical story behind lab diamonds, we feel that it positions the gemstone to become a major player, if not the leading stone, in the future of the jewelry industry.”

Ready to find your beautiful, earth-friendly ring? Visit Lucce online at or explore their collections in person at their Flagship Showroom on the 2nd Floor of Ayala Malls Vertis North. Follow them on social media @luccerings for more inspiration.

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