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Synthetic stones

Created in a laboratory to resemble their natural counterpart, synthetic stones represent a lasting and more environmentally sound tribute to the beauty of nature.

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Synthetic corundum

The rich reds and pinks of rubies and blues of sapphires have been admired since gemstones were first used for jewellery. Created in laboratories using the flame fusion method, synthetic ruby and synthetic sapphire has the same properties and chemical structure as those naturally occurring.

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Born and raised in a laboratory

Synthetic stones are created in a laboratory over a short period of time to resemble their natural counterpart.

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One classification with several names

A synthetic stone is classified as any stone that has not been formed in nature. Instead it's been created in a laboratory to resemble its natural counterpart, which can differ greatly in appearance and how they are formed.

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Not a replacement for natural stones

It's important to consider synthetic stones on their own merits: they are not a replacement for natural stones but are instead a tribute to their unique beauty.

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Reducing material waste

Synthetic stones exhibit less colour variations – although slight variations can be found in lighter-coloured stones such as pink and purple – which considerably reduces material waste.

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Synthetic vs natural stones

It's possible to supply synthetic stones in quantities suitable for large-scale jewellery making, allowing Pandora to create beautiful and affordable jewellery designs.

Love your stone!

Care for your synthetic stone by avoiding rough handling. When you're not wearing it, store it separately from your other pieces to avoid scratches. Clean it with lukewarm, soapy water and gentle brushing in circular motions.

Keep your Pandora sparkling

Keep your Pandora collection as sparkly as you are! Discover how to clean your jewellery and give it the care it deserves.

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