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- Conflict Free Assuredness
- Color & Clarity
A Little About Moissanite
I sometimes get asked for my opinion on moissanite diamonds.
It is important to point out that moissanite is not a diamond nor should the two be confused.
Diamond is carbon based (crystallized charcoal), moissanite is not. Both gems are completely different substances.
Synthetic lab grown moissanite by Charles & Colvard has been around for almost 2 decades.
This gem is not a stone that I promoted until the recent improvements in it’s appearance, because I am a firm believer that…
Diamond Alternatives Should be Pretty!
Moissanite, in my opinion, wasn’t a good looking diamond alternative for most of it’s earlier days in the jewelry marketplace.
I remember clients coming to my shop more than ten years ago asking to buy moissanite jewelry.
At that time, I wouldn’t sell it because it really was not appealing –just my opinion.
I’d refer engagement ring clients to the nearest jewelry stores that sold moissanite engagement rings.