Author: Modern Jeweler

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If you’re contemplating whether a diamond or moissanite is the right choice for your engagement ring, you’re in the right place. In this guide, we’ll discuss the appealing aspects of moissanite rings, especially for engagements, highlighting why they are increasingly becoming the choice for such an important occasion. Understanding Moissanite Moissanite is a gemstone composed of silicon carbide crystals, first identified in Arizona, USA, in 1893. Due to its extreme rarity in nature, the moissanite available in today’s jewelry market is predominantly lab-grown. This synthetic creation replicates the desirable qualities of diamonds, such as their appearance and durability, but at…

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