What is a Pet Memorial Diamond ?

What is a Pet Memorial Diamond ?

by Hiak Jin Hean | July 6, 2020

You might have come across the term ash diamonds, burial diamonds or even what's more commonly known as pet memorial diamonds, and might be scratching your head and wondering, “what exactly is a pet memorial diamond?”


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Pet Memorial diamonds are a branch of “synthetic diamonds”, “cultured diamonds” or even “laboratory-grown diamonds”. However the key difference with these man made diamonds are that Semper Fides Memorial Diamonds are formed using only the carbon extracted from the cremated ashes of a pet, its fur or even plumage. The extracted carbon is then put through an extensive and complicated process involving purification and HPHT (High Pressure High Temperature) machines that converts the carbon (from graphite form) to diamond ( Click here to read more ).  A very common inquiry that people have is, “Are Pet Memorial Diamonds real diamonds?”. The simple answer is yes. Pet Memorial diamonds have the same chemical composition along with the same visual and physical properties as a natural diamond.


Semper Fides Diamond Laboratory DOMAT, Switzerland.


Putting the Memorial in Pet Memorial Diamond

Any Laboratory with the right tools and equipment has the ability to turn carbon into diamonds. However, not any lab can make pet memorial diamonds. A pet memorial diamond is a beautiful way to immortalise and remember a lost companion. What differentiates a pet memorial diamond from any other diamond is as simple as its name. The ‘Memorial’ aspect of pet memorial diamonds is the most important. A diamond broken down is nothing but a shiny rock with its carbon atoms arranged in a specific structure forming a diamond lattice. A pet memorial diamond on the other hand, is much more than that. The value of a pet memorial diamond is that the memorial diamond is your pet. Pet memorial diamonds are also made up of the priceless memories associated with your most loyal companion who can now remain close to you at all times.


Semper Fides diamonds can have the choice of yellow or natural (blue-white) colours.


Semper Fides (forever faithful) diamonds is a subsidiary of Algordanza memorial diamonds based in Domat/EMS, Switzerland.  It focuses purely on the creation of pet memorial diamonds in its own separate laboratory. Unlike Algordanza memorial diamonds, Semper Fides offer the colour choice of yellow in addition to natural (blue-white).  Yellow is commonly sought to match those companions with golden yellow coats like Labradors, Golden Retrievers, Silky Terriers and even some British short hair cats.


Golden Retriever


Everyone’s time is limited on this earth and our days are numbered. But those days are easier when we forge eternal bonds and lasting memories with the ones we love. Nothing can replace a beloved companion one once they are lost, I’m sure we can all attest to that. With that said, there are many beautiful ways to commemorate their life even after they have left us. One of which is through a pet memorial diamond. Over time, our memory may fail us, but diamonds withstand the test of time. As the saying goes, “Diamonds are Forever”. A pet memorial diamond is a respectful and beautiful burial method for our furry companion, providing them the peace and love they deserve.



To learn more about pet memorial diamonds, please review our definitive guide to memorial diamonds.


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Topics: ash, diamond, cremation, funeral, burial, memorial, jewelry, pendant, necklace, ring, ashdiamond, beauty, life, eternal, Semperfides, Pet

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