DNA2Diamonds is founded on the premise that generating a colored diamond out of carbon extracted from your DNA (lock of hair) are rare, valuable, and desirable diamonds of incredible beauty. We can create your personal diamond in a laboratory environment using your extracted Carbon DNA (from a hair sample). A DNA2Diamond is not just another diamond. It is a real, GIA-certified diamond created from DNA carbon extracted from a lock of hair. The most personal diamond in the world, no two are alike.
Using hair from both the bride-to-be and groom or many loved loves combined (such as children, parents), we make your own personal diamond to commemorate your upcoming special event. Consider a unique GIA certified diamond that could be a family air loom, and handed down from generation to generation.
Remember ... A wedding marks the beginning of a new life full of cherished memories shared with a loved one you can't image being without. Such special times could be an upcoming anniversary, a new baby or even a very special pet companion. We think you'll find that DNA2Diamonds become perfect keepsakes to commemorate today's special moments, and heirlooms tomorrow.
An added value is that DNA2Diamonds are eco-friendly and involve no invasive activity that damages the environment.
Read the 7 steps to how your special diamond is created:
Step 1: The creation of your diamond begins when we receive your Signature Hair kit. You will receive a personal identification number that allows you to follow the step-by-step process.
Step 2: Using a proprietary process, we extract the carbon signature from the hair (or ashes, yes we can use ashes if your loved on has passed) you provide. This is then added to a real diamond seed, and the mixture is placed in a custom-designed incubator.
Step 3: The incubator uses a unique and complex High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) process to duplicate the earth’s natural diamond-growing conditions. Temperatures exceed 2000°C and pressure is greater than 60,000 atmospheres. This replicates, in a matter of weeks, a process that takes hundreds of thousands of years below the earth’s crust.
Step 4: After the growth phase is completed, a genuine diamond “in the rough” results. It is chemically, physically and optically identical to a natural, earth-mined diamond. Born molecularly, with the unique DNA carbon signature from you or a loved one, your DNA2Diamond is one-of-a-kind – the most personal diamond in the world!
Step 5: Our master gem cutters cut and polish your diamond in accordance with the highest industry standards to fulfill your custom request. Your DNA2Diamond will be individually identified with a laser-engraved ID number on the girdle of the diamond. In addition, a personal message can be laser-engraved. These laser-inscriptions do not affect the fire and luster of your diamond. They are visible only under x20 magnification.
Step 6: Your diamond is then independently authenticated, inspected, measured and graded by the Gemological Institute of America.
Step 7: Your personal diamond is placed in our luxurious gift box. Included with your diamond is the original GIA Certification, a Certificate of Authenticity and additional documentation. The package is shipped to you via certified mail. All shipments are fully insured.
New and improved technology has now made growing diamonds cost-competitive with mining them. Diamond-making machines subject a graphite-carbon core and a diamond seed at a pressure of 850,000 PSI for four days, recreating conditions similar to those 100 miles below the earth's surface. The lab-grown diamonds that come out are optically, chemically and physically identical to those that occur in nature.
-Science Daily – Feb/2007
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