Sofia Moissonite vs. Diamond
Learn the key differences between Sofia Moissanite stone and diamond
Moissanite stones continuing to take the engagement ring market from diamonds industry. In the last year, insane number of our customers are continuing to request and purchase Moissanite Custom Engagement ring with a moissanite center stone as opposed to a traditional mined diamonds. Moissanite is a very good substitute to the diamonds because it is a white stone as diamond and it is double the brilliants then a diamond which means it sparkles twice as much as any mined diamond. Moissanite gems come in a variety of sizes and shapes. The beauty of the moissanite it provides our customers with an ability to purchase a larger size stones for the fraction of a mined diamond price without create a whole in his bank account.
Moissanite vs Diamond: Beauty, Durability, Price
Sofia Lior clients continue to demonstrate an insane interest for moissanite engagement rings in the current fine jewelry market. In recent trends it also shown in the World Fine Jewelry demand is high quality designed moissanite engagement rings and looks like it will continue to increase. It goes without saying that this stone is becoming a real competitor to the diamonds.
Moissanite occupies a specific niche for good reason. It comes in different sizes and shapes. It is characterized by a special sparkling charm, natural beauty and unique luxury. Moissanite is a very good substitute to the diamonds because it is a white stone as diamond but it is double the brilliants then a diamond which means it sparkles twice as much as any mined diamond. It is worth to underline that difference in cost of Moissanite sometime 20 times less than a mined diamond. Now we will try to uncover all the peculiarities you need to know in order to understand the differences and benefits of Moissanite vs Mined Diamonds.
Moissante vs diamond price
The most attractive thing about moissanite is their price. Moissanites will cost far less than mined diamonds if we compare their size and quality. Let’s have a look at one example. Moissanite 1 carat might cost approximately $650. Its price will depend on its quality. At the same time, a 1 carat GIA certified diamond can cost you at least $5,000. In this case its quality also plays a role. For $1,500 you can purchase a 3 carats Oval Moissanite, while an Oval 3 carats diamond will cost at least $30,000 or even more if the quality is high. Price is an extremely important factor. In this situation any person has an opportunity to save considerably. Moissanite gives people more options when it is time to choose a design for the custom designed engagement ring.
Moissanite gems are really hard stones. This is shown by the Mohs scale. A score of Moissanite is 9.25 and they are almost as hard as diamonds. Their score is 10 up on the same scale. This makes moissanite extremely durable. It is perfect for daily wear and there is no need to remove a ring from your finger. Other natural gemstones, such as emeralds and sapphires, have lower scores on the scale.
ALSO OF INTEREST
As you know, diamond is the most durable of precious stones, nature spends at least several thousand years on its creation. Only in the 14th century, scientists and jewelers learned how to cut diamonds