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Moissanite

  • What is Moissanite?

    Moissanite is one the most brilliant and fiery gemstones in the world.  Composed of carbon and silicon, its scientific name is silicon carbide.  Being composed of 50% carbon, it is the diamond's cousi...

  • Moissanite History

    Fifty thousand years ago a meteorite crashed into the Arizona desert creating what is now known as Meteor Crater. Fragments of this meteorite were scattered across the desert. Hidden in these fragment...

  • Physical: Hardness, Toughness & Durability

    Moissanite is Tougher than Diamond The ability of a gemstone to remain intact, withstand force (pressure) and resist breaking or chipping is known as toughness.  Determined by a substance's atomic and...

  • Optical: Fire, Brilliance & Luster

    Moissanite's characteristic sparkle is more than just a show of beauty - it's a testament to the superior science behind the jewel, boasting more fire, brilliance and luster than any gemstone on earth...

  • Color, Clarity & Carat

    Moissanite Color All Moissanite gems sold by MoissaniteCo today are near colorless are better.  Near coloress Moissanites face up white, but when compared with completely colorless Moissanites, the co...

  • Moissanite Cut & Shapes

    Moissanite Are Cut To Maximize Fire & Brilliance Unlike diamonds which are most commonly cut to maximize carat weight, Moissanite gemstones are cut and faceted to maximize the superior fire and brilli...

  • Round Brilliant Hearts & Arrows

    At long last we are excited to introduce the latest member of the Forever One Moissanite line of gems: the round  brilliant Hearts & Arrows cut Moissanite.   The Hearts and Arrows Moissanites are cut ...

  • Moissanite vs Diamond

    For centuries couples around the world have worn wedding rings as a symbol of their love and the commitment to each other. Although diamonds were at times used for engagement rings, it wasn't until th...

  • Moissanite vs CZ

    At first glance Moissanite resembles diamond and might be mistaken for a diamond, a synthetic (lab grown) diamond or diamond simulant (CZ). When compared with cubic zirconia or CZ (perhaps the world's...

  • "Does MoissaniteCo.com sell the same quality Forever One Moissanite as Charles & Colvard?"

    Charles & Colvard is our source for Forever One Moissanite gems, and therefore, yes, we sell the same quality as Charlesandcolvard.com. ...