What Is Diamondaura?

By Emma Green

A Diamondaura is a type of synthetic diamond.



Definition

A diamondaura is a lab-created stone that shares the same chemical make-up of a real diamond.

Features

Diamondauras are typically made from ash.

Features

They have relatively the same clarity, brilliance and hardness of a real stone.

Benefits

There are two basic benefits to purchasing a Diamondaura over a real diamond. The first is cost. Diamondauras retail for approximately half of real diamonds. Secondly, with a Diamondaura a consumer can be assured that the stone was not acquired through illegal means.

Fun Fact

Although it is a synthetic diamond, a Diamondaura can cut glass just like a real diamond.

About the Author

Emma Green holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and was the editor of her college's literary journal. During graduate school, she helped establish a student organization that focused on philosophy and literary theory, and she has written for both eHow and Answerbag.