Moissanite is a gemstone consisting of silicone and carbon. It is the hardest and toughest element found on Earth. The gem can be found naturally, but since it comes from a meteorite, it is pretty scarce. Also, the pieces that are found naturally are usually so small that they cannot be used to make jewelry.
When Did Moissanite Become Popular?
Moissanite Popularity Although you may have never heard of it, moissanite is not a new gemstone. In fact, moissanite literally came crashing to Earth over 50,000 years ago. Moissanite was discovered in a meteorite by Henri Moissan, in 1893. When Moissan first discovered the new mineral, he believed it to be a diamond. It wasn’t until 1904 […]
Why Should You Buy a Moissanite Engagement Ring?
Today, there are many reasons why moissanite is popularly being used in engagements rings. One major reason why people are increasingly opting to buy moissanite engagement rings is because of the number of features and characteristics the ring has that closely match with those of diamond. Another reason is that in spite of the closely similar characteristics, […]