CNBC recently reported they took lab grown diamonds to the famous New York's diamond district and not a single jeweler could tell it was lab grown. It was confessed to several that they were lab grown and baffled the jewelers. Sending away for lab testing would be required to tell the difference.
Lab diamonds have been the secret for many over the last five years. Perfect quality and beautiful sparkle. No need to spend "three months salary" as once suggested. There now are choices and options for everyone. We see many buying various size diamonds for various ocassions. "I have my going out diamond rings and my driving my kids to soccer diamond rings, " according to Maia Tremlesom of Palm Beach, Florida.