Author Archives: Michael Donaldson

Brilliant Vs. Crushed Ice

When you picture a gemstone such as a moissanite or a diamond, you’re probably picturing a brilliant cut stone. A sparkling, scintillating stone with regular and symmetrical facets. However, in the world of moissanite, a lesser known style of cut is slowly but surely gaining popularity – Crushed Ice.

Which Moissanite Is Closest To A Diamond?

Whether your heart is already set on moissanite or you’re still figuring out whether moissanite is the stone for you, which moissanite is closest to a diamond is quite a common question. Moissanite is undoubtedly a beautiful and precious gem of its own, and many people fall in love with these extra sparkly, affordable, environmentally […]

Which Is The Best Metal For Engagement Rings?

When choosing a ring, sometimes it can seem like there are endless choices to make, and choosing the metal is just one of them. But this decision is a crucial one, as it affects the overall look of the ring and there are definite advantages and disadvantages of each. However, we are here to make […]

Is Moissanite A Good Choice For Engagement Rings?

Many people get caught up in the similarities and differences between moissanite and diamonds, but moissanite is gem in its own right, similar to if you chose an emerald or sapphire for your wedding ring instead of a diamond. Here are some of the reasons why moissanite is a great choice for your engagement rings.

Does Moissanite Look Fake?

Moissanite is often compared to diamonds and therefore is often treated as a “fake” diamond or “diamond look-alike” rather than a gemstone in its own right. As it looks very similar and has some similar properties, the use of moissanite in jewellery is discussed as a choice of moissanite vs diamond. However, moissanite has some […]

Can You Tell The Difference Between a Moissanite and a Diamond?

The difference between moissanite and diamond is definitely subtle, but it is noticeable if you know what you are looking for. Moissanite is a gemstone in its own right and has its own beauty, but when compared with diamond, it exhibits an extra level of sparkle and fire which diamonds don’t have. For some people, […]

Will Moissanite Last Forever?

This is one of the most common questions from people considering a moissanite engagement ring. They worry that moissanite will not have the same durability or lifetime sparkle of a diamond ring. However, moissanite is very similar to diamonds in this sense, and we are so confident that your ring will last forever that all […]