Alternative Stones

Lab Grown Diamonds Australia

We understand that whilst diamonds are the most popular choice you may be after something a little different. At Michael Arthur we can offer a variety of alternative diamond and gemstone options such as Lab Grown Diamonds and Coloured Gemstones (including but not limited to emeralds, sapphires, morganites, rubies, amethysts and many more).

 What are Lab Grown Diamonds?

Lab grown diamonds start off as a natural diamond seed. It is then placed in a machine that replicates the heat and pressure a natural diamond goes through in the earth. This seed is then grown over a few days. It is then cut, polished & certified ready to be set into your new ring. They are graded and certified the same as Natural diamonds. 

Is there a difference in hardness between Lab Grown and Natural Diamonds?

No, they are chemically the same which means they have the same hardness, lustre and sparkle.

What is the price difference between Natural and Lab Grown diamonds?

Depending on the size and quality, Lab Grown Diamonds can be as much as 70% cheaper but range from 50%-70% cheaper.

What are the benefits?

Lab Grown diamonds can provide the same look as a natural diamond but are much more affordable.

If you would like to enquire about a particular stone or discuss what your options are please email us at with the below information:

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