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on our our sister website, The
Mrs. Gottrocks Moissanite Information and Giftshop Website.
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A Timeless Quality at a
Fraction of the Cost of Diamond, Moissanite stands on its own
as a new jewel for the next Millennium. Best
of all, Moissanite is extremely affordable, costing only about
one-tenth of the cost of a diamond!
Are Our Moissanite Prices So Low?
Lingo: Converting Millimeters to Inches The Easy Way
Sample Loose Stone Shapes
How Gemstone and Moissanite Stone Shapes and Sizes Translate
to Caret Weight
Diamonds versus Moissanites - How Jewelers Can Tell the Difference
Comparison: The 4C's of Diamond Buying
Brilliant Moissanites - Weight and Size Information as compared
Crater, Arizona, where Moissanite was discovered in the fragments
of a meteor
Mineral Information on Moissanite
Stuff Works: Moissanite (watch out for the pop-ups!)
and Colvard, Manufacturers of Moissanite
Moissanite, the latest and most stunning created jewel to
enter the marketplace since the introduction of created rubies,
sapphires and diamonds.
Moissanite has a brilliant past, which started 50,000 years
ago when a meteorite crashed into the Arizona desert, creating
what is now known as Meteor Crater. In 1893, Nobel-Prize winning scientist Dr.
Henri Moissan discovered minute quantities of a shimmering new
mineral in the meteorite fragments, with a fire and brilliance
never before seen on earth. In 1905, Tiffany's christened this
mineral "Moissanite" in honor of Dr. Moissan.
Naturally occurring Moissanite is usually too small
to use for jewelry, so now laboratory-grown moissanite is available,
a stone that has many
of the gemological attributes of a diamond. Created Moissanite
caused somewhat of a scare within the jewelry trade, as moissanite
looks and tests so similar to a diamond that jewelers could
no longer rely on their standard diamond testers for a quick
Moissanite grading scale qualities compare to VS quality,
I-J-K color diamonds, and where the color in diamonds leans
towards the brown and yellow tones, Moissanite tones can be
more towards the greenish yellow in certain lighting conditions.
But like color in diamonds, it is often difficult for the
consumer to see the color that a trained jeweler's eye would
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