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Pandora to Roll Out Lab-Grown Diamonds in North America

  • September 2, 2022

Pandora is launching lab-created diamond jewelry in the U.S. and Canada.

The 33-piece collection, called Pandora Brilliance, will includes rings, bangles, necklaces and earrings. It will be available purchase starting Aug. 25, according to a press release.

The collection is Pandora’s first to be crafted with 100 percent recycled silver and gold.

Prices start from $300 and each stone ranges from 0.15 to 1 carat.

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“The future of luxury is here today. Lab-created diamonds are just as beautiful as mined diamonds, but available to more people and with lower carbon emissions. We are proud to broaden the diamond market and offer innovative jewellery that sets a new standard for how the industry can reduce its impact on the planet,” said Pandora CEO Alexander Lacik.

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The global diamond jewellery market is estimated at US$84 billion. The market is expected to continue to grow, and lab-created diamonds are outpacing the industry’s overall growth. The U.S. is the world’s largest diamond jewellery market.

Diamonds grown in the U.S. with low CO2

Lab-created diamonds are identical to mined diamonds, but grown in a laboratory rather than excavated from a mine. They have the same optical, chemical, thermal and physical characteristics and are graded by the same standards known as the 4Cs – cut, colour, clarity and carat. Pandora’s lab-created diamonds are grown, cut and polished using 100% renewable energy and have a carbon footprint of only 8.17 kg CO2e per carat – five percent of that of a mined diamond.

The lab-created diamonds are grown in the U.S. and point to a future of low-carbon diamonds for jewellery and industrial use. For perspective, if all diamonds were mined with the same low carbon footprint as Pandora’s lab-created diamonds, it would save more than

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