As one of the hardest substances on earth, it is the perfect option for your engagement ring stone. Highly scratch-resistant and sparkly, moissanite stones will never tarnish or become cloudy – and we can guarantee this with a lifetime warranty!
Are moissanite rings worth it?
Artfully created in a laboratory, moissanite is an incredibly durable stone, made to last a lifetime and guaranteed to survive everyday wear. The customisation possibilities, paired with the very attractive price tag, makes moissanite an extremely enticing alternative to the traditional diamond engagement ring.
Which cut of moissanite sparkles the most?
The traditional cone shaped cut with a rounded top contains 58 facets, which allows for maximum light reflection making it the best cut for brilliance, fire and sparkle.
Which moissanite Colour is best?
While ideal grades can vary by a person’s taste, we recommend getting a colorless moissanite with D to F color grades, clarity grades that fall from FL to VS1, and has an Excellent or Very Good cut grade. With these desirable grades, you will be sure to have an exceptionally beautiful moissanite stone.
What can damage moissanite?
Rough Exposure Hard impact along its grain can cause moissanite to chip. It’s best to take of your moissanite ring (pendants and earrings are fine) to avoid damage when engaging in physical activities like sports, hiking, gardening and so on.
Can you shower with moissanite?
Yes, you can wear your moissanite engagement ring in the shower. On its own, water will not harm your moissanite stone. However, repeated exposure to soap, shampoo and conditioner can create a build-up of oils on the surface of your ring. This can give your stone a filmy appearance, dulling its sparkle.
Can I pass off my moissanite as a diamond?
Unlike faux diamonds and other gemstones, moissanite is also an effective conductor of heat. For this reason, when using a diamond tester that detects thermal conductivity, moissanite will pass as a diamond.
Can jeweler tell moissanite?
The most effective way to tell Moissanite apart from a diamond is to use a loupe to look through the top, or the crown, of the jewel at an angle. You will see two slightly blurred lines that indicates a double refraction, an inherent quality of Moissanite.
How long will moissanite last?
Will Moissanite last forever? Yes it will. Moissanite is a beautiful gemstone that is very hard – a 9.25 on the hardness scale! So, just like a Diamond is forever, so too, is Moissanite.
What is the best size moissanite to buy?
Stone size is entirely personal choice, completely individual to the wearer. As a guide, typically 1.0ct & 1.5ct are most popular for brilliant round cut moissanite engagement ring.
What size moissanite looks most like a diamond?
In general, a round moissanite has the most diamond-like properties because the ideal cut diamond has very standard proportions, which can be replicated in moissanite. There is no standard for fancy cut diamonds, and no ideal cut grade.
Who makes the best moissanite rings?
- Charles And Colvard. This is one of the most notable jewelry industry players.
- Forever One. Forever One is exclusively created, cut, and faceted by Charles And Colvard.
- Lux Moissanite.
- NEO Moissanite.
- Harro Gem Premium Moissanite.
- Ethically Sourced Gemstones.
Which grade of moissanite is best?
Forever One Colorless Moissanite is the whitest among these three grades. It has a color grading of D-E-F, meaning it’s considered colorless by GIA standards. If you are looking for a white/colorless stone set in white gold setting, Forever One Colorless Moissanite is the right choice for your dream engagement ring.
Is moissanite more sparkly than diamond?
Brilliance. The most obvious difference between moissanite and diamonds is their brilliance. In general, moissanite may have more brilliance than a diamond. “It has more fire and brilliance than any other gemstone, meaning it has more sparkle,” reveals O’Connell.
Why is some moissanite so expensive?
SUPERNOVA and Forever ONE Moissanite will always have a higher price point than unbranded ones because of their beauty and heirloom quality.
Can I clean moissanite with dish soap?
Soft toothbrush, dish soap and hot to warm water, that’s it! They fill the machine with water and a cleaning solution and then place the Moissanite jewelry inside it. In a few minutes, when the cleaning process is completed, they take out the jewelry which is now clean and shining.
Can you use ring cleaner on moissanite?
If your ring does require a deeper clean choose a commercial jewellery cleaner, non-toxic and non-abrasive, specifically formulated for moissanite. Ammonia is safe to use and can be effective in cleaning moissanite rings in a solution of 1 part ammonia to 1-2 parts water.
Which is better moissanite or cubic zirconia?
Moissanite is known for its high retractive index of 2.69, which is 25% greater than the refractive index of a CZ. The higher the refractive index, the more brilliance the jewel emits. Moissanite’s dispersion of light is 58% greater than a CZ. Therefore, Moissanite emits more fire, or flashes of rainbow light, than CZ.
Is moissanite prettier than diamonds?
Moissanites exhibit a different kind of brilliance than diamonds do, as their faceting pattern is different. The fiery, rainbow flashes emitted by moissanites are beloved by some, but others feel that moissanite’s heightened brilliance can create a “disco ball” effect, especially in sunlight.
Can you scratch moissanite?
Is moissanite resistant to scratching? Yes. Moissanite is durable, tough and extremely resistant to scratching and abrasion. With a hardness of 9.25-9.50, moissanite is harder than all other gemstones except diamond.
Do moissanite rings have resale value?
The short answer is yes! Many people are mistaken in thinking that a diamond is an investment. Sadly, a used diamond is like a used car, the minute you buy it the value goes down.
Does moissanite glow under a blacklight?
MOISSANITE TESTERS AND UV (Ultra Violet light) To his amazement he found that any UV light worked. Moissanite testers that don’t work on some ‘difficult’ Moissanites work perfectly when the stone is exposed to UV light. If you are buying a Moissanite tester, buy a UV light too, they really are not expensive.
Why is my diamond testing as moissanite?
Ironically, just like Moissanite can test as diamond, diamond can also test like Moissanite. This is because diamonds have a range of thermal conductivity, depending upon crystal density.
Does moissanite pass the fog test?
This procedure tests thermal conductivity, like a diamond tester. Diamond and moissanite shouldn’t fog up for more than a couple seconds, but other imitations will!
Will moissanite turn your finger green?
Will Moissanite Turn Your Finger Green? Moissanite will not turn your finger green. It is copper in the metal that turns your finger green. There is no copper in Moissanite.