An Introduction To Moissanite Loose Stones

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Moissanite loose stones are the natural gems which are widely used these days in making of jewellery. It is also the best alternative to diamonds as it looks exactly same as diamonds. It is said that Moissanite is the stone which is born in stars and was first found by Nobel Prize winning chemist Dr. Henri Moissan in Arizona where the meteorite strike did happened. He found these stones in that crater. Since then these stones were named after him. Moissanite is the naturally occurring rare gem which contains Silicon Carbide crystals which are shiny and refractive to look at.

Best alternative to diamond

Moissanite is not the substitute to diamond, but it can act as an alternative to diamond. The chemical properties of Moissanite differ completely from that of a diamond. The physical and optical properties of Moissanite gems are very similar to that of a diamond. Moissanite offers its own unique brilliance, shine, durability, fire resistance, and many other properties. Moissanite is an eco-friendly gemstone which is created inside the lab. The value of Moissanite is way less than that of real diamond. Moissanite is also an expensive gemstone as it is rare but the value of it is one-tenth of that of a real diamond. The hardness and durability of gems are measured in Moh’s scale. The standing of Moissanite on moh’s scale is 9.25 which is really great as compared to that of a diamond. So, those people who are thinking of wearing the Moissanite made jewellery can wear it as long as they want.