When couples first hear about moissanite, one of the first questions they often ask is whether moissanite is actually worth buying. With the cultural traditions around purchasing a diamond for your engagement ring stone, and the expectation to buy a certain style of ring, it can be intimidating to go against the flow. However, once couples learn about the lasting beauty, cost-effectiveness and conflict-free origins of moissanite, they often fall in love with this precious gemstone and wouldn’t consider using any other stone for their engagement ring.
Like most brides, we understand that you absolutely adore your beautiful ring and would love to be able to wear it every waking minute! However, like all precious gemstones, your moissanite stone is not totally indestructible and will need special care throughout your lifetime to ensure it remains just as sparkly as the day you received it. Luckily, it is very easy to maintain your moissanite engagement ring’s sparkle and we’re here to help you keep your ring sparkling for many years to come!
Although often compared to a diamond for its similar appearance, there is no such thing as a moissanite diamond. In the same way that an emerald or a sapphire is different to a diamond, moissanite is a real gemstone with its own unique beauty and chemical properties. Because it is a lab-grown stone, moissanite is guaranteed to last as long as a diamond but can be sold at a fraction of the price.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]