What exactly is a Nexus Diamond? We get that question a lot. (Answer: An alternative stone to a diamond, that gives you the look and feel of a diamond without the markup, eco/ethical problems, and flaws. Win-win-win!) Below, five more things you should know about Nexus Diamonds, based on our top five most frequently asked questions.






5 Things You Need to Know about Nexus Diamonds

They are different than manmade diamonds.

Nexus Diamonds are not the same as manmade or “synthetic” diamonds. Why? Because manmade diamonds have only one element: Carbon. Nexus Diamonds are a patented, proprietary formula that we created to mimic diamonds almost exactly. The Nexus Diamond is an alternative stone.

5 Things You Need to Know about Nexus Diamonds

They are not cubic zirconia (CZ).

Nexus Diamonds are far superior to CZ, though both are technically “diamond simulants.” However, CZ degrades over time and loses its sparkle, while Nexus Diamonds stay brilliant forever. It makes more sense to compare Nexus Diamonds to diamonds than to CZ.

5 Things You Need to Know about Nexus Diamonds

They are graded using the same system used for diamonds.

You’ve probably heard of the 4 C’s, which are used for grading diamonds. They are cut, color, clarity and carat. You know how Nexus Diamonds are graded? By cut, color, clarity and carat. And they get the top grades in every category.

5 Things You Need to Know about Nexus Diamonds

They are made in a lab.

Like lab grown diamonds, Nexus Diamonds are grown in a lab. This eliminates the environmental and human cost of mining diamonds. Just as they are pure in their look, they are pure in their creation.

5 Things You Need to Know about Nexus Diamonds

They will last forever, guaranteed.

Diamonds are often handed down from one generation to the next—and so it is with Nexus Diamonds. We guarantee every stone will remain pristine for a lifetime.






Want to learn more about the differences between diamonds and various diamond alternatives? Check out our handy infographic, or see why five myths about diamonds are busted.