If you want something to substitute your diamond engagement rings, then the most ideal is the moissanite engagement ring because of its unique look and beauty. Compared to diamonds, moissanite are more brilliant and gorgeous.
It is not true that Moissanite is a fake diamond. It was discovered by Henri Moissan in 1893 from a crater made by a meteorite in Arizona. The stone was found to have been made of silicon carbide and was not a diamond. And although naturally occurring moissanite is rare, scientists have been able to replicate it to create a versatile gemstone to make fine pieces of jewelry that outshine others. Below are some facts about Moisannite that has made it very popular today.
While diamonds are the hardest stones, moissanite ranks second. Because they are more durable than rubies and sapphires, you can use it for daily wear. It will not be affected by long exposure and it does not easily scratch or break. You can abuse it but it will not lose its shine.
You can put moissanite stone in any fine jewelry of any style. Getting a moissanite engagement ring for your special someone is something that will be greatly appreciated. If you want an elegant piece of jewelry, then give a moissanite engagement ring instead of a diamond one. It is ideal for any ring setting. It does not need any additional protection so it can be set in delicate style without damaging it. Metal colors like gold and yellow are perfect with moissanite.
Whatever gem shape you want can be done to moissanite stone. The most popular cut for this stone is the round brilliant cut and most couples go for this. This cut will allow your moissanite stone to show off its fire. You can also go for the cushion cut, the classic heart, radiant, and marquis. If you want an emerald cut, then make sure that your moissanite is tint-free and cut to proportion.
Moissanite has a dazzling sparkle which creates a rainbow effect when light hits it just right. When seen under natural light, it gives off a fiery flash of color. The sparkle of moissanite never gets out because dirt and grease simply slide off it.
Moissanite is colorless and its color resembles the k-color, GIA-certified diamond. Smaller gemstones look more colorless. A greenish or yellowish hue is given off if it is under a special light. A Forever Brilliant Moissanite has little to no color.
Moissanite engagement rings are a lot cheaper than diamond engagement rings. Whatever cut you want, you can find a moissanite ring that speaks to you on a personal level. If you give a moissanite engagement ring, then you are showing her how special she is. You will really feel special receiving a moissanite engagement ring.