Moissanite is also known as silicon carbide. In nature, silicon carbide is created over millennia by a combination of extreme heat and pressure. These gems are more durable than diamond, sapphire, ruby, or emerald. The physical properties of created moissanite are very similar to those of diamond, and moissanite will test positive as diamond using a thermal diamond tester. Every Diamond Tester will show it as 100 % . They can be worn as an alternative to diamonds, what's more, these stones are perfect for any occasion.We are your source for beautiful moissanite stones.Our champagne moissanite stones can pass diamond electronic tester. Some people also call this color to Cognac Brown Moissanite, like a diamond, moissanite Maintains Its VVS clarity and sparkle throughout a lifetime, only cost 1/10 of a real diamond.
What you need to know about moissanite:
Moissanite is actually more brilliant than a diamond, because its higher “refractive index” (Diamond’s is 2.42, whereas Moissanite’s is 2.65) and moissanite has a higher dispersion than a diamond. That's why your moissanite will look like a firework next to a diamond.
Moissanite stays super sparkly for its whole life, due to its superior hardness and great refractive index. So you never have to worry about it's beoming dull, losing its brilliance, or getting foggy. Like a diamond, it can keep fire, beautiful and brilliant forever !
Moissanite is a very hard gem, but not quite as hard as diamond. On the Mohs Scale of Hardness, moissanite is rated as a 9.25. It's great higher than any gemstone used in jewelry besides diamonds( diamond is 10 score , the hardest known mineral in the world). The harder a material, the more difficult it is to scratch.
Moissanite is a fraction of the cost of a diamond. Also, while a diamond’s price varies based on cut, clarity, and other individual characteristics, moissanite varies only with type and size. Moissanite is a great option for couples on a budget, those looking for a man-made option for sustainable reasons, or those who simply do not feel the need to spend a lot on a ring.
Moissanite weighs about 10% less than a diamond of the same diameter, therefore, moissanite of the same carat weight of a diamond is larger. Stones are described in millimeters and in diamond equivalent weight. Here is a Moissanite Size Chart !