Now You Can Make Diamonds in a MicrowavePosted: August 27, 2015
Lab-Grown Diamonds Made In A Microwave Are Now A Thing.
Roland Jones reports: Diamonds really are forever, now that we can manufacture them.
“The man-made diamonds are starting to be sold by retailers such as Wal-Mart , although they still make up just a small fraction of total diamond sales.”
There’s a growing market for man-made jewels grown in science labs, Bloomberg reports. The diamonds are made by placing a carbon seed in a microwave chamber and superheating the substance into a plasma ball, which crystallizes into the much-desired jewels. Experts can only tell the difference between the manufactured diamonds and traditionally mined ones using a machine…(read more)