Celebrities Who Wear Lab-Grown Diamonds
Let’s face facts: celebrities have the best jewelry. If paparazzi followed you to the gym and the supermarket, you’d always be sure your jewelry was ready for the spotlight too! Everything they wear makes the news, especially their engagement rings. That’s how we know that given the choice of all the world’s sparkle, many of our favorite celebrities choose lab-grown diamonds. Here are a few of the famous fans of lab-grown and why they decided on man-made instead of mined.
Penelope Cruz always sparkles in the spotlight. Now she can do it more sustainably thanks to her lab-grown jewelry collection for Atelier Swarovski. She wore lab grown diamond jewelry from the collection to the Cannes Film Festival in 2018. "To think that I am making something responsible, beautiful and empowering for women to wear is very emotional for me," she said. Celebrities like Zendaya, Karlie Kloss, and Olivia Palermo have worn pieces from Cruz's lab-grown collection on the red carpet too.
Meghan Markle is a modern fashion icon, with pieces she wears selling out instantly. Her trendsetting style includes lab-grown diamonds too. In 2019 she was spotted in London wearing a pair of stylish lab-grown diamond earrings by indie London brand Kimai.
Lady Gaga knows how to turn on the Old Hollywood glamor. For the London premiere of A Star is Born, Lady Gaga wore pearl and lab-grown diamond earrings by Anabela Chan with an elaborate corseted Alexander McQueen gown.
Actress and activist Emma Watson often wears lab grown diamond earrings on the red carpet, including these Vrai & Oro earrings she wore to the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Afterparty. You get get the look for less with our fabulous selection of lab-grown diamond earrings.
Style icon Billy Porter believes more is more. His dramatic flair often puts him on best-dressed lists. During the opening number of the 2020 Academy Awards, Billy Porter performed wearing a fabulous Lark & Berry necklace set with 500 lab-grown diamonds. The sparkle was impossible to miss!
Daughter of Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, Bindi Irwin is a committed conservationist. It’s not surprising that her engagement ring features a beautiful lab-grown diamond. She shared the news of Chandler Powell’s proposal on Instagram. "For those wondering about my ring, I'm so happy to share," she wrote. "My ring features a lab-grown diamond and is made with rose gold recycled metal. Chandler was incredibly thoughtful when he chose it, the ring captures the essence of who I am." If you love the environment as much as Bindi does, you can create your own lab-grown engagement ring and save thousands of dollars along with the planet.
Twilight actress Nikki Reed loves lab-grown diamonds so much that she launched a lab-grown bridal brand called Bayou With Love. So it’s a bit awkward that her first engagement ring didn’t feature a lab-grown diamond! No worries, she says she plans to redesign her ring with a lab-grown diamond. "When we were getting engaged, cultivated diamonds hadn't really hit the market," she told The Knot.
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