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What’s in a name? A genuine diamond, no matter how it’s made, will sparkle just as bright.

in Blog, Environment, High tech, Lab-grown Diamonds, Technology Applications, Wholesale diamonds

Above: Washington Diamonds Founder & Chairman Clive Hill sat down recently at WDC’s labs outside of Washington, DC to explain how the Chemical Vapor Deposition process works to grow real diamonds in the lab – and why WDC’s diamonds are so popular with retailers and distributors.

Readers of this blog and visitors to this website know that Washington Diamonds creates stunning, high-value, genuine diamonds in the lab. Through a beautiful science known as Carbon Vapor Deposition (CVD), we’re able to grow diamonds in just a few weeks that are identical to stones that took millions of years to form in nature.

So what do you call a diamond that didn’t come out of the ground? The mined diamond industry likes to call stones like ours cultured diamonds or synthetic diamonds – but both terms are greatly misleading.

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