Diamonds have always been something that has always been the center of attraction of people. Just because of their exquisite looks, preciousness, and cause of the dazzling presence. That they add on to someone’s social and societal status.
Lab-grown diamonds are the more modern and superior choice if compared to their natural counterparts. They as equal in terms of quality to the naturally mined diamonds and are the more ethical ones as no harm is brought upon nature or its ecology in case of producing so. They have been making their mark on such a rapid scale now; that even the big shots and celebrities are choosing jewelry over the natural ones.
Below, are listed some celebrities jewelry who have showcased their love for lab-grown diamonds by wearing them publicly. And has helped in uprising their demand in the diamond and jewelry market along with their popularity among the masses:-
Actress Penelope Cruz debuted at the 71ST Cannes Film Festival in May 2018, by wearing beautiful lab diamond jewelry. She along with Atelier Swarovski has created a beautifully designed collection of lab manufactured jewels especially made for wearing them up on red carpets. She also stated that it made her very emotional knowing that she is making something. Which will be of such beauty, responsibility, and empowerment for modern women to wear.
Her collection consists of different varieties of bracelets, rings, earrings, and necklaces. Not only lab-grown diamonds, but her designs also include lab-grown rubies and sapphires. Cruz’s collection was such popular that even other celebrities like Laura Dern, Mandy Moore, Zendaya, and Olivia Palermo have also worn pieces from her collection on the red carpet.
Who doesn’t know the famous Hermione from J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter? Yes, she was played in the movies by none other than the beautiful actress Emma Watson. She not only is just an actress but also is an activist and; at the 2018 Academy Awards she made a stunning statement with her jewelry.
Later when she was at the Vanity Fair Oscars afterparty, she was also seen flaunting her beautifully made ethically sourced jewelry. She was seen wearing an earring by Vrai & Oro which was made from recycled gold and lab-grown diamonds. She also wore a responsibly sourced ring and bracelet from Ana Khour and a cute Ana Katarina made recycled gold sapphire cuff.
For the theme of the Met Gala for the year 2019, the aesthetic approach was to be something that inspires extravagance, theatricality, and exaggeration. Actress Zoe Kravitz was seen in her sequined black dress which had strategically placed cutouts, along with a beautiful pair of Anabela Chan earrings. The jewels which she wore featured a beautifully feathered design consisting of lab-grown diamonds and pearls.
Though he has not been spotted wearing any lab-grown diamond jewelry yet, Leonardo DiCaprio’s name is still in this list just because he is among one of the big names among the investors who have invested in the laboratory cultured jewel industry.
In the year of 2006, DiCaprio starred in Blood Diamond, which was a fictional thriller showcasing the dangers that prevailed in the diamond mining industry. After that, he became an advocate for stones produced ethically. In the year of 2015, he also invested in a San Francisco based company named Diamond Foundry Inc. The company is much famous for producing lab-grown diamonds with the help of renewable energy sources such as solar technology.
In the September of 2018, Lady Gaga was seen in the premiere of A Star is Born, later that day she was seen flaunting a Victorian-inspired Alexander McQueen gown with a ruffled collar and beaded corset on the red carpet. She also wore a dazzling pair of ethically-sourced Anabela Chan earrings. Each Constellation Pearl Earring showcased nine brilliantly cut lab-grown diamonds and three freshwater pearls. Her show-stopping looks were mesmerizing.
Actress Nikki Reed has launched her brand of jewelry which goes by the name, Bayou With Love. This brand features a variety of bridal jewelry made with cultured diamonds and recycled gold. She has not only envisioned creating a brand that just focuses on recycled gold and synthetic goods. But she also has declared that she will redesign her engagement ring with a cultivated one at some point in the coming future; as cultivated diamonds were not that much of popularity back then.
In January of 2019, the Duchess of Sussex was seen in an event in London. She flaunted her gorgeous outfit with a beautiful pair of earrings which were lab-grown diamonds. They were from a Dutch jewelry company named Kimai. This brand is famous for showcasing the usage of recycled materials. And exclusively created jewelry using laboratory manufactured diamonds and gemstones.
Who doesn’t know Veronica Lodge from Riverdale? In the year of 2018 in November, actress Camila Mendes was seen attending the People’s Choice Awards. The Riverdale actress was seen flaunting a 5-carat pink-colored lab-grown diamond set on a 14-carat gold band, which also is known as the “American Beauty”. This artificially crafted and customized jewel was unique and one of a kind; which was sold for a whopping sum of $175,000.
The daughter of the late crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, Bindi Irwin got engaged to Chandler Powell in July of 2019. She is a conservationist, and simply as such she showcased her beautiful ring on Instagram along with its accessory details. Her ring consisted of rose gold recycled metal and lab cultivated diamond. The ring, in every term, captures the essence of who she is and is an absolute homage to her history of environmental works.
Lab-grown diamonds; no wonder is the future of jewels and modern jewelry industry. They not only provide a feasible alternative to that of the demands of conscious and ethical luxury jewelry. But also showcase why they should be opted out in terms of their quality, purity, and ethical source of origin. They are globally accepted as the better option among the two types of diamonds and are affordable for the masses too.
So, if one wants, he or she can too flaunt a pair of earring or a necklace made of lab-grown diamonds and flaunt them with dignity publicly; as their top stars and celebrities have been doing. Simply, the craze of lab-grown jewelry is increasing day by day and it will keep on increasing; as time follows.