NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamonds

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NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamonds are engineered through a process that replicates the conditions under which a diamond is born. They are chemically, structurally, and visibly identical to geological diamonds mined from the earth. Yes, identical. Not even a jeweler can tell the difference. 

Ramsey’s Diamond Jewelers has the largest selection of NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamonds in the South. We're anxious to show them to you. These diamonds are going to raise your eyebrows.

The only jewelers with access to Newborn Lab-Grown Diamonds are the early adopters who believed in the vision of the creators and made a financial commitment to support them. Ramsey's Diamond Jewelers has been following the development of Lab-Grown Diamonds since General Electric produced the first ones back in 1970. They were yellow and brown due to nitrogen, and the inclusions were metallic due to nickel. Although it was a miraculous moment in science, the diamonds weren't beautiful.

For more than 40 years we learned, watched, and waited.

In January, 2015, we finally experienced the great “aha” moment. The Lab-Grown Diamonds we saw were stunningly, staggeringly beautiful. They were identical to the rarest, most coveted diamonds on Earth.

We immediately went “all in” with the scientists who had mastered growing diamonds. We believed in them, so we were among the first in the U.S. to partner, ensuring that Ramsey's will always get first pick of the best diamonds they have to offer.

How NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamonds Are Born

Each NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamond begins as the tiny seed of another diamond. 

That seed is placed in a plasma chamber that replicates the environment in which mined diamonds form by allowing carbon to crystallize into diamond. The result is a raw diamond that is then cut with the same methods and tools as mined diamonds.

The advancement of extremely high heat and high pressure in a lab enables the creation of the purest Type IIa diamonds that are then cut in a way that maximizes size, shape, and clarity. They can be completely colorless or a variety of colors that are extremely rare in natural diamonds.

NewBorn Lab-Grown diamonds are not to be confused with diamond simulants. Diamond simulants, such as cubic zirconia and moissanite, do not have the same chemical and physical properties as diamonds and can be distinguished with the naked eye.

Because lab-grown and earth-mined diamonds are both true carbon with the same crystal structure, they have all the same properties, including the same brilliance, fire, and scintillation, that make it impossible to visually distinguish them.

A Lab-Grown Diamond is the result of a marriage between Technology and Talent.

What is a Type IIa diamond?

There are different crystal structures among geological diamonds mined from the earth, and the most desirable structure is "Type IIa" because it is the rarest, void of impurities, and usually colorless.

Less than 2% of the geological diamonds that come from diamond mines are Type IIa.

100% of NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamonds are Type IIa.

And the only place you can see them in New Orleans is at Ramsey’s.

Jewelry made with NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamonds is available in New Orleans at Ramsey’s

NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamonds are used in all types of diamond jewelry including engagement rings, earrings, necklaces, fashion rings, and bracelets.

We also have an impressive selection of loose Newborn Lab-Grown Diamonds. So if you fall in love with a ring setting, our Diamond Consultants will help you discover the center diamond of your dreams, whether it's a Lab-Grown Diamond or a geological diamond mined from the earth.

At Ramsey's, we have both.

Shop the largest selection of NewBorn Lab-Grown Diamonds in the South or stop by our store to see one on your finger.

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