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Moissanite VS. Cubic Zirconia

Wondering what the differences are between a Moissanite and Cubic Zirconia? Moissanite Chemical Composition: Silcone Carbide Hardness: 9.25 mohs scale Refractive Index: 2.65-2.69 Price: Relatively affordable   Cubic Zirconia Chemical Composition: Zirconian Dioxide Hardness: 8.5 mohs scale Refractive Index: 2.15-2.18 Price: Inexpensive The big difference is that Cubic Zirconia’s hold no resale value, will scratch […]

Lab Grown & Natural Diamond Information

Lab Grown Diamonds have grown in popularity over the past several years and are a viable choice when shopping for a diamond engagement ring. However, the idea might be met with some confusion. A diamond that is considered ‘synthetic’ and professionally grown in a laboratory may not line up with your notions of romance. But […]