Day: October 3, 2018

Top Qualities of Moissanite That Makes it Far Greater Than Other Gemstones In The World

Produced from a breakthrough discovery, Moissanite is a rare gem adored by the jewellery industry for its exceptional features. If you think Moissanite jewelry will make for a perfect gift for your loved one, Moissanite Rings by Moi Moi Fine Jewellery offers an extensive range of classic and contemporary Moissanite rings crafted from 18k white, yellow or platinum gold.

If you haven’t come across Moissanite, here are some facts to enlighten you what this gemstone is all about.

What is Moissanite?

Discovered by Dr. Henri Moissan in 1893 from minute quantities of a new mineral in an ancient meteorite in Arizona, Moissanite is a unique type of jewel known for its shimmering brilliance, fire, luster, durability and hardness. However, naturally occurring moissanite is extremely rare and it can only be found in microscopic crystals. These crystals are too small that it cannot even create a pair of tiny pieces of jewelry. Through years of research by Charles & Colvard, they had discovered a breakthrough combination of science and art that allowed for the creation of Moissanite. Nowadays, the gemstone grows from a moissanite seed crystal that takes months to start and produce a single jewel. This process is very difficult and is only performed by only one company in the world. read more