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Fenix Laboratory-Created Diamonds for Michael Hill

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Introducing the next step in the evolution of diamond jewellery. Fenix laboratory-created diamonds are high quality certified diamonds, crafted in fine jewellery - a lasting treasure.

Fenix laboratory-created diamonds represent the Fifth C of diamonds: giving you additional choice.

Why a laboratory-created diamond?

They are a quality alternative.

How Fenix Laboratory-Created Diamonds Are Made

  • Fenix Laboratory‐Created Diamonds for Michael Hill are grown in state‐of‐the‐art laboratories which emulate the Earth's forces and conditions necessary for a diamond to grow.
  • The carbon-atom in a diamond-seed is activated, stimulating the diamond to grow.
  • The result is a laboratory-created diamond, which replicates the chemical composition, crystal structure and physical (including optical) properties of a natural diamond.

Fenix Created Diamond Process

Laboratory-Created Diamonds FAQ

  • Are laboratory-created diamonds real?

    As technology has advanced, it is no longer necessary for a gem to be "naturally" formed to be classified as a diamond. Laboratory-created and naturally mined diamonds are different types of diamonds, with laboratory-created diamonds having essentially the same chemical composition, physical (including optical) properties and crystal structure of natural (or mined) diamonds. However laboratory-created diamonds are created in state-of-the-art facilities, and natural diamonds are created by forces of nature.
  • How are laboratory-created diamonds graded?

    Laboratory-created diamonds are graded by the Four Cs (cut, colour, clarity, and carat), like natural diamonds are. Laboratory-created diamonds offer a Fifth C – choice. If you choose to purchase a Fenix Laboratory-Created Diamond for Michael Hill, your diamond is certified, just as our natural diamonds are.
  • Can you tell the difference between a laboratory-created diamond and a mined stone?

    Fenix laboratory-created diamonds are a quality alternative, which have essentially the same chemical composition, crystal structure and physical (including optical) properties as a mined diamond. At Michael Hill, we will always clearly inform our customers of the type of diamond they are purchasing.
  • What types of laboratory-created diamonds does Michael Hill sell?

    Our initial offering is a collection of solitaire rings. These rings are available for custom order only and take 7 – 10 business days for your order to be completed.

Selected Stores Only

Fenix Laboratory-Created Diamonds are available in a selection of Michael Hill stores - these stores include the below.

Queen St, Brisbane, QLDAustralia
North Lakes, QLDAustralia
Chermside, QLDAustralia
Garden City, QLDAustralia
Castletown, QLDAustralia
Broadway Mall, NSWAustralia
Parramatta, NSWAustralia
McArthur Square, NSWAustralia
Charlestown, NSWAustralia
Eastlands, VICAustralia
Bourke St., VICAustralia
Highpoint, VICAustralia
Fountain Gate, VICAustralia
Southland, VICAustralia
Canberra Centre, ACTAustralia
Galleria, WAAustralia
NewmarketNew Zealand
St LukesNew Zealand
AlbanyNew Zealand
Erin MillsCanada
Scarborough Town CentreCanada