so now we are in the year 2017, technology in all areas is advancing and its hard to say how much more advanced it can go BUT now that the world has come to a point where human-kind can create DIAMONDS that are chemically, physically and optically the same as ones that earth took 150-odd million years to complete...one would say we have advanced very far, maybe too far???
okay, so that human-kind has now toyed with an ancient rock that has captivated the world since forever by its dazzling array of fire and sparkle, which no other mineral on the planet compares too, how do we feel about this?
some people will think its amazing that human kind has been able to compact 150 million-odd years into a few weeks, how long it takes to grow these Diamonds made of carbon, others will be horrified that its seems almost sinful to create something that took so long to create within earth and yet oh we can make that in a few weeks if thats what you want
from my point of view i think it is quite exciting that human-kind can grow a real Diamond over a few days or week but at the same time i am horrified that it seems to make real Diamonds seem like they were inefficient and a waste of time
sooooo, what this probably means is that the real earth-mined Diamonds will hold an ever more special place in a thoughts as they are something so old and not created in a lab by man or woman in a few days or weeks or will this mean that we no longer value the real earth-mined one and think more of the Lab created...
the whole selling point of the lab one's seems mainly to that earth was not harmed during the mining of these...as a green alternative...or a cheaper alternative.
we now have a choice...the Diamond that man or woman created for us in a few days or weeks or a Diamond that was created by chance and took many, many millions of years to form deep within the earth...we are spoilt for choice