Now diamonds are EVERY girl’s best friend. Nothing beats the sparkle of a diamond, but engagement rings aside, few of us can afford the genuine article. Soon, however, grand jeweller De Beers will have a solution: a range of reasonably priced ‘almost-diamonds’.
Grown in a laboratory, a tiny seed of real diamond is blasted with high-pressure, extreme temperatures and carbon atoms to mimic a three-billion-year process in just three weeks.
The result? A stone that looks like a diamond,