Uncovered Moissanite Myths

Uncovered Moissanite Myths: 8 Common Misconceptions

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Moissanite is a stunning stone and in particular, the off-white variety, which is a very high-gloss as well as superior quality and a stunning brilliance that is accompanied by intense shine and fire. It is a stone with some characteristics similar to diamonds and, as such, it is becoming popular as a diamond substitute although many people do not know anything about it.

This article is primarily about 8 common misconceptions about moissanite.

Myth 1: Natural moissanite is used in jewelry

Natural moissanite can be described as a rare gemstone, also known by the name silicon carbide. Therefore, basically, every moissanite gemstone jeweler sells lab-grown moissanite currently.

Myth 2: Moissanite is a fake diamond

Although visually similar, however, moissanite is not the same as a diamond, nor is it a fake diamond, and should not be considered to be a diamond. Diamonds are created of carbon while moissanite is made from silicon carbide. It’s simply a totally original, naturally occurring, or manufactured stone. The beautiful Moissanite is a stunning and precious stone in its individual right. It is shinier plus shine, with higher brightness and fire than diamond

Myth 3: Moissanite is cubic zirconia

Cubic Zirconia is one of the alternatives to diamonds, however, it’s neither either a diamond nor moissanite. Moissanite is more difficult than CZ. In the Moh-scale, moissanite scores 9.25 and a CZ comes in at 8. Therefore, moissanite is more difficult than cubic zirconia. Because of its weak density, cubic zirconia is susceptible to scratches and can wear off after using it for a long period of time.

Myth 4: Moissanites is basically lab-grown diamond

In reality, lab-grown diamonds are the same as natural mined diamonds, they’re all diamonds. Moissanite is a distinct and stunning gemstone that has different chemical compositions, and more sparkle.

Myth 5: Moissanite is harder than diamond.

Diamonds remain the most durable gemstone in the Mohs Hardness Scale! However, moissanite is an extremely close second. Because it is known for its toughness, durability, as well as its sparkle, could be used for as long as diamonds.

Myth 6: Moissanite is tacky

Moissanite wedding rings don’t look tacky in any way. The only thing really tacky is someone looking at the jewelry. Moissanite is usually a transparent stone, much like diamonds, and therefore isn’t a strange look or makes a statement in a negative way.

It’s important to remember that moissanite is a gemstone by itself that appears to resemble diamonds. If you’re also looking to purchase the perfect engagement ring no problem pick an engagement ring made of moissanite.

Myth 7: Moissanite is expensive

Moissanite is similar in appearance to diamonds that have a premium cut and more scintillation. However, it is less than 10 percent of the cost of diamonds.

Myth 8: Moissanite is of poor quality.

Moissanite isn’t poor in terms of quality, as it is extremely robust. As we have mentioned, the toughness of moissanite is equal to diamond, and high-quality moissanite is also very clear. It is an extremely high-end stone.

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Princess Halo Moissanite Ring

Princess Halo Moissanite Ring

With a dazzling shine that will never fade the split-shank ring is just right for a princess. With a gorgeous princess cut, moissanite with a prominent halo as well as two rows of gems in a row This ring that is handcrafted is amazing. The princess ring is made of sterling silver 925 bases, coated with Rhodium, and is an incredibly elegant piece.

The Vintage Moissanite Ring Of Your Dreams

The Vintage Moissanite Ring Of Your Dreams

A ring that is pure love It is a stunning, circular-cut center moissanite that has an old-fashioned half-eternity design, adorned along its 2.5mm sides. The ring is constructed of the finest sterling silver in 925 quality and then coated with rhodium to add the added sparkle and shine. You’ll be in over this ring very hard!

Drawing Room Moissanite Ring

Drawing Room Moissanite Ring

12 white diamonds are set perfectly on the gorgeous gold ring, adding to the princess-cut central decoration and creating a striking motion effect. The Stargaze ring looks charming and sophisticated. The ring is dynamic and eternal. Take in the magnitude of this moment in time and look up at the stars.

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Ring Size Guide

ring size guide
ring size guide

This is a chart that will be extremely helpful for you to determine the ring size that you need. You can either make use of a tape or a small piece of string to measure the area that will be occupied by the ring. When it becomes a complete circle, make a mark on such string. This will be helpful for you to compare with the chart that is mentioned below.

Inside Dia. Inside Circ. Size
14.1 44.2 3 F 44 4.25
14.5 45.5 3.5 G 45.5 5.5
14.9 46.8 4 H 47 6.75
15.3 48 4.5 I 48 8
15.7 49.3 5 J-1/2 50 9.25
16.1 50.6 5.5 K-1/2 51 10.5
16.5 51.9 6 L-1/2 52 11.75
16.9 53.1 6.5 M-1/2 53 13.25
17.3 54.4 7 N-1/2 54 14.5
17.7 55.7 7.5 O-1/2 56 15.75
18.1 57 8 P-1/2 57 17
18.5 58.3 8.5 Q-1/2 58 18.25
19 59.5 9 R-1/2 60 19.5
19.4 60.8 9.5 S-1/2 61 20.75
19.8 62.1 10 T-1/2 62 22
20.2 63.4 10.5 U-1/2 63 23.25
20.6 64.6 11 V-1/2 64 24.75
21 65.9 11.5 W-1/2 66 26
21.4 67.2 12 X-1/2 67 27.25
21.8 68.5 12.5 Z 68 28.5
22.2 69.7 13 Z+1 70 29.75
22.6 71 13.5 Z+1.5 71 31
23 72.3 14 Z+2 72 32.25
23.4 73.5 14.5 Z+2.5 73.5 33.5
23.8 74.8 15 Z+3 75 34.75

Other Tips

1) Measure your finger in warm temperatures at the end of the day.

2) If your knuckle is a lot larger than the base of your finger, measure both the base of your finger and your knuckle and select a size between the two.

3) When considering a wide band, move up a size from your measurement, for comfort’s sake.