Fenix Laboratory-Created Diamonds for Michael Hill
Introducing the next step in the evolution of diamond jewellery. Fenix laboratory-created diamonds are high quality certified diamonds, crafted in fine jewellery - a lasting treasure.
Fenix laboratory-created diamonds represent the Fifth C of diamonds: giving you additional choice.
Why a laboratory-created diamond?
They are a quality alternative.
How Fenix Laboratory-Created Diamonds Are Made
- Fenix Laboratory‐Created Diamonds for Michael Hill are grown in state‐of‐the‐art laboratories which emulate the Earth's forces and conditions necessary for a diamond to grow.
- The carbon-atom in a diamond-seed is activated, stimulating the diamond to grow.
- The result is a laboratory-created diamond, which replicates the chemical composition, crystal structure and physical (including optical) properties of a natural diamond.
Laboratory-Created Diamonds FAQ
Are laboratory-created diamonds real?As technology has advanced, it is no longer necessary for a gem to be "naturally" formed to be classified as a diamond. Laboratory-created and naturally mined diamonds are different types of diamonds, with laboratory-created diamonds having essentially the same chemical composition, physical (including optical) properties and crystal structure of natural (or mined) diamonds. However laboratory-created diamonds are created in state-of-the-art facilities, and natural diamonds are created by forces of nature.
How are laboratory-created diamonds graded?Laboratory-created diamonds are graded by the Four Cs (cut, colour, clarity, and carat), like natural diamonds are. Laboratory-created diamonds offer a Fifth C – choice. If you choose to purchase a Fenix laboratory-created Diamond for Michael Hill, your diamond is certified, just as our natural diamonds are.
Can you tell the difference between a laboratory-created diamond and a mined stone?Fenix laboratory-created diamonds are a quality alternative, which have essentially the same chemical composition, crystal structure and physical (including optical) properties as a mined diamond. At Michael Hill, we will always clearly inform our customers of the type of diamond they are purchasing.
What types of laboratory-created diamonds does Michael Hill sell?Our initial offering is a collection of solitaire rings. These rings are available for custom order only and take 7 – 10 business days for your order to be completed.
Selected Stores Only
Fenix Laboratory-Created Diamonds are available in a selection of Michael Hill stores - these stores include the below.
|Queen St, Brisbane, QLD||Australia|
|North Lakes, QLD||Australia|
|Garden City, QLD||Australia|
|Broadway Mall, NSW||Australia|
|McArthur Square, NSW||Australia|
|Bourke St., VIC||Australia|
|Fountain Gate, VIC||Australia|
|Canberra Centre, ACT||Australia|
|St Lukes||New Zealand|
|Scarborough Town Centre||Canada|