Lab Grown

As Austin, Texas’ premiere jewelry store specializing in lab grown diamonds, CALVIN’S Fine Jewelry is famous for exceptional service, fine gold jewelry,  & natural and lab grown diamonds. 5 stars on Google says you can trust our GIA -certified experts to help you select the perfect diamond and design a gorgeous, custom engagement ring to last a lifetime. Let us help you find a bigger, higher-quality lab grown diamond for up to 40% less than natural diamonds. 

At CALVIN'S Fine Jewelry, we believe every customer should have the opportunity to find the diamond of their dreams! Lab grown diamonds are the perfect option for those who want to make an environmentally conscious purchase, who want a clear understanding of where their diamond originates or for those who want a more budget-friendly alternative to natural diamonds. To learn more about your diamond options, call 512-794-1911 or schedule an appointment with a diamond expert today.

FAQs about Lab Grown

What is a lab grown diamond?
Lab grown, or laboratory grown, diamonds are identical in their composition, as well as in their physical appearance, to mined diamonds. In fact, a gemologist cannot tell the difference between a lab grown diamond and a mined diamond because there is no difference! They are even cut and polished the same way as mined diamonds!

How are lab grown diamonds made?
Lab grown diamonds are man-made diamonds created in a select few highly-advanced laboratories with the most current technology available. Highly-trained technicians work in clean, safe laboratory environments to grow in a few weeks or months what once was only made inside the earth's mantle over millions of years. And what's more amazing, every lab grown diamond is chemically identical to naturally occurring diamonds, minus the heavy environmental impacts!

Are lab grown diamonds environmentally friendly?
Lab grown diamonds have been touted as 'environmentally friendly and sustainable'.... and they are! Laboratories use a minimal amount of energy and create almost no emissions or pollutant bi-products when creating lab grown beauties. That's something you, and mother earth, can feel good about!

How are lab grown diamonds graded?
Like mined diamonds, all lab grown diamonds are graded by some of the top diamond grading labs in the world. They are graded using the same methods as mined diamonds and on the 4C’s- Color, Clarity, Cut and Carat Weight.

Is a lab grown diamond right for you?
• Environmentally friendly and sustainable
• Conflict free + socially responsible
• Appearance and wear is identical to mined diamonds
• Certified and graded by international diamond gemological laboratories
• Available at a fraction of the cost of mined diamonds (typically 30-40% less)