Diamond Simulants

Diamond simulants are artificially created material which gives similar look and feel as natural diamonds.

Diamonds Graded by GIA

Simulating the Beauty

Great as Accent Stones

Great as accent stones when the centre stone is not an expensive stone such as a diamond or sapphire.

Cheaper Alternative

Very cheap compaire to diamonds and suitable for silver jewellery too.

Greater Supply

Diamond simulants, most of which are man made means there is a greater supply of them, making them more readily available.

Variety in Colour

Diamond simulants come in a variety of colours and tones, unlike diamonds which go from colourless to a shades of yellow or light brown.

Sparkle and Glittery

Diamond simulants sparkle, but unlike diamonds, which have light white to grey, they display rainbow colours.

What Are Diamond Simulants?

Diamond simulants are imitations of real diamonds, that share some or many of the characteristics of the natural diamonds, but are much cheaper.

What is the Key Strength of Diamond Simulants?

Diamond simulants are cheap and readily available, and can be made in bulk, at larger carat sizes for lower cost.

Diamond Simulants and Lab Grown Diamonds.

Diamond simulants differ from lab grown diamonds in their chemical character. As lab grown diamonds are made to replace natural diamonds, they are virtually identical in terms of the fundamental structure of the carbon gemstone. Diamond simulants have a different chemistry.

What is the Value of Diamond Simulants?

Diamond simulants are very cheaper than real diamonds. However certain diamond simulants are even more cheaper, owing to weaker qualities. Even top diamond simulants are generally a tenth of the price of the natural diamonds.

Are Diamond Stimulants Durable?

This would depend on the type of diamond simulant in use. With moissanite and cubic zirconia ranking at the top with 9.25 and 8.5 in the Mohs scale.

Can Diamond Simulants Replace Natural Diamonds?

Yes and no. Since diamond simulants are generally used as accent stones, they are not a direct replacement for natural diamonds. However certain diamond simulants, which are very durable can replace diamonds, but generally not in fine jewellery.

What is the Unique Feature of Diamond Simulants?

The common feature of diamond simulants is that they do not compare with diamonds in terms of their core qualities: from sparkle, glitter and most importantly the price. Though these differences would depend on the type of stimulant in use.

What Are Popular Diamond Simulants?

Diamond simulants come in many forms, most are man made, with few taken from nature. The most popular ones are: cubic zirconia, moissanite and rhinestone.

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Diamond simulants are alternate gemstones, which fall outside the category of precious gemstone. Including the semi-precious range. These are special groups of stones, that are predominantly artificial in character, with a number of smaller natural variants, that mimic qualities of natural diamonds but are cheaper and more accessible. Cost is the main factor when it comes to diamond simulants, as they seek to present the shape, form and character of diamonds, but without the hefty price tag. Further, when it comes to artificial stones, their affordability is matched by their durability which can sometimes match the very high durability of diamonds. Diamond simulants are also used as accent stones, which often supplement other types of gemstones like sapphires for certain engagement rings, by providing diamond-like stones on their side. The top type of diamond simulates include cubic zirconia and moissanite, the latter argument is best, with its high durability and is a great choice as an accent stone for diamond engagement rings.