Few of us who are not members of the 1% club are in the market for real diamonds, which is why lab-grown diamonds (known as synthetic diamonds) have become a significant trend, costing between 20 and 40% less than mined diamonds. But is that savings enough? And what is the difference between synthetic and “simulant?”
While the synthetics have a similar quality to real diamonds, they do not retain the market value like mined diamonds do. So, when people are looking for alternatives to real diamonds, either due to the cost or ethical sourcing, how much are they really saving when they still spend thousands of dollars on something that depreciates in value immediately after it is bought?
On the other end of the spectrum is Cubic Zirconia, or CZ, which is basically high-end costume jewelry. They have the appearance of opulence, but do not require too close an inspection to see there is not a lot of craftsmanship in their production. If you want to dress to impress, it does not help to wear accessories that are obviously mass produced and not built to last.
Anna Zuckerman Luxury specializes in high-quality simulant diamonds. They are lab cut (not lab grown), are conscientiously derived in an ethical, violence-free, and ecologically responsible process – with settings that include precious metals – and were designed by a team of fine artisans and goldsmiths. Anna worked with such industry professionals directly to develop Diamond Coated Crystalline; made from the same foundational elements of natural diamonds, it creates a depth and dazzle effect that rivals traditional jewelry while costing hundreds of times less.
Whether you are in the market for an affordable engagement ring, a beautiful set of earrings and necklace that will stop everyone in their tracks, or that tiara you have always wanted so you can look as royal as you feel...AZL is your resource for that kind of affordable grandeur, and much more.
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