|(top)||What is a LifeGem?|
LifeGem is a certified, high-quality diamond created from the carbon
of your loved one as a memorial to their unique life.
|(top)||Are LifeGem created diamonds real diamonds?|
LifeGem diamonds are considered real diamonds. LifeGem
created diamonds are identical in every aspect to natural diamonds.
They have the same brilliance, fire, and hardness as any high quality
diamond you may find at Tiffanys.
|(top)||What does certified mean?|
LifeGem created diamonds, just like natural diamonds, are
authenticated and identified by our world-renown and highly trained
gemologists. LifeGem also exceeds all regulated standards in the
funeral industry, and by tracking the process from cremation all the
way to setting with extreme detail, we can ensure a certified,
high-quality LifeGem diamond created from the carbon of your loved one
every single time.
|(top)||How much does a LifeGem cost?|
|Just as a natural diamond, a LifeGem varies in cost depending on size. Please
here to see the complete pricing chart.
|(top)||Is the LifeGem made from remains or ashes?|
proprietary LifeGem creation process creates diamonds from the true
essence of our loved ones, the carbon. Our families receive the
ashes as all others do when choosing cremation, except our families
also receive a certified, high-quality LifeGem created diamond to
memorialize their loved one's unique and wonderful life.
The most widely chosen process to create a LifeGem is to start with the cremated remains. From here, we are able to extract the remaining carbon to begin the LifeGem diamond creation process. Click here for additional information.
|(top)||What kind of research has gone into making the LifeGem?|
LifeGem team has now spent over four years researching the need for a new
memorial and developing the certified, high-quality diamond with some
of the best scientists in the world, to ensure families get the
quality and comfort they expect from a LifeGem diamond. For more
information on the history of our company, please click here.
|(top)||What sizes (in carats) can the LifeGem be?|
LifeGem can be between .25 carat and 1.0 carats, with the same quality
of the diamonds you would find at any high end jeweler. Our diamond
facility expects to be creating near flawless diamonds of up to 3
carats in the very near future.
|(top)||How many LifeGems can be made from one individual?|
owns the most advanced technology and knowledge in the diamond
creation industry. Our process is so streamlined, we are able to
create over 100 certified, high-quality LifeGem diamonds as memorials
for each family.
|(top)||What is the quality of the LifeGem diamonds?|
LifeGem techniques create some of the most valuable diamonds in the
world, both because of the diamond quality and the memorial it
creates. A LifeGem is also rare because they come in colors uncommonly
found in nature. Our
overall quality target is at the VS level.*
* Due to the scientific nature of this process, your LifeGem will contain flaws much like natural diamonds. Although they will be stunning to the naked eye, clarity value minimums cannot be stated.
|(top)||What color is a LifeGem diamond?|
the most precious and rare natural diamonds, LifeGem diamonds can
currently be created in light, medium, and intense shades of yellow -
like a sunset captured in time. Due to the unique nature of our
scientific process, every single LifeGem will be a different
shade. The elements and impurities in your loved one's carbon
directly affect the resulting color of your LifeGem(s).
|(top)||Why would I want a colored diamond?|
the rarest diamonds found in nature, known as "fancy", our
stunning colored LifeGems make a unique statement. To learn more
about colored diamonds, please
|(top)||What is the process used to make a LifeGem?|
unique technology replicates the process of what takes millions of
years naturally to occur within the earth and speeds it up to create a
certified, high-quality diamond in just a matter of months. The
entire process of creating this beautiful and unique LifeGem memorial
for your family includes cremation, purification, creation, and
finishing (faceting and setting). For more information, please see our
|(top)||Is the LifeGem creation process secure?|
of the extra attention LifeGem must pay to the detail in our
process, LifeGem assures that not only are your loved ones handled
with care and respect, but also that without question you receive a
certified, high-quality LifeGem memorializing your loved oneís
|(top)||Can you create a LifeGem from individuals previously cremated?|
most widely chosen process to create a LifeGem is to start with the
From here, we are able to extract the remaining carbon to begin the
LifeGem diamond creation process. Click
here for additional information.
|(top)||Can you create a LifeGem from individuals who have previously chosen burial?|
to the many questions that need to be answered in these situations, it
is not possible to give a definite all encompassing answer here.
Please call our family care specialists at 866-LIFEGEM
to determine this possibility according to your families exact circumstances.
|(top)||How do I order a LifeGem?|
|We encourage families
choosing the LifeGem created diamond as a memorial to their loved ones
life to work with one of our certified funeral service providers. They
are highly trained care specialists and will easily be able to
coordinate the LifeGem creation along with other services you may have
The number of our funeral service partners is growing rapidly throughout the nation and the world to ensure that those who choose the LifeGem may do so in the privacy of their chosen funeral home. If you have chosen a funeral home that is not yet a business partner, please request that they call our business partner support line at 866-LIFEGEM (543-3436), to ensure they are able to provide the LifeGem you desire. Or, feel free to call us, and we will set them up for you.
As always, you may call us direct to order your LifeGem. Our family care specialist will take care of everything.
|(top)||How can you ensure the families that the LifeGem is indeed their loved one?|
is our highest priority and ensuring you receive a LifeGem diamond
created from your loved one is our number one goal.
Therefore, our doors are open.
Of course some intricacies are proprietary, but all other areas
are available to witness to guarantee our clients comfort level.
The LifeGem advanced tracking system monitors your specific
LifeGem throughout the entire process.
The LifeGem system follows the product from cremation to
faceting with meticulous detail by highly trained product care
|(top)||Can you do this for pets?|
LifeGem, we understand that people love their pets like children.
We take that into account and, of course, offer our services and
products to pet owners as well.
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