I have been researching the differences between lab grown and extracted, and so far I can tell that the only real difference in both products is the resale value if you plan to sell it. And if you never planned to sell any of the diamonds, the comparison will be a bit.
And if that’s the case, why would anyone buy mining over the lab? Is it the marketing that comes to people? That natural is always better, despite the chemical properties being identical? Are they afraid to tell people that their diamond is lab-grown because of said marketing?
I realize that buying a small stone for thousands of dollars is not a logical thing in itself. But would it not be even less logical to choose extracted over the lab when exactly the same?