Collection: Accessories & Jewelry (Fine)

Our jewelry is created with conflict free diamonds referred to as “Moissanite”. However, you may wonder, “what is moissanite? Is it just as valuable as diamonds? What’s the difference. We have all the details you need below. Feel free to also browse our attached link to the American Gem Society.



What exactly is moissanite? Is it a laboratory-grown diamond substitute? Not at all.

Moissanite is the name given to a naturally occurring and laboratory-grown mineral made up of silicon carbide. Its occurrence in nature is extremely rare and has only been found in upper mantle rock and meteorites. Discoveries have shown moissanite occurs naturally as inclusions in diamonds, xenoliths, kimberlite, and lamproite.

Discovered over 120 years ago, moissanite gems have come so far from being just silicon carbide. Today—because of its rarity—moissanite is lab grown with minimal environmental impact. Because of its durability, moissanite can be found in a variety of cuts, which give jewelry designers a plethora of options for moissanite engagement rings and other jewelry settings.

When browsing the market for moissanite, keep in mind brilliance and variety. These two factors are what sets the gemstone apart from diamonds and other similar jewelry gems. No matter what shape catches your eye, there’s nothing like seeing this stunning gem in person.


Moissanite Vs. Diamond: Hardness

On the Mohs scale of mineral hardens, a moissanite measures in at 9.25, whereas a diamond scores a perfect 10.

The Mohs scale is used to indicate a gem’s hardness or, in other words, its durability. The Mohs scale of mineral hardness shows one of the most apparent differences between these two gems. 

As the hardest known mineral on Earth, diamond is incredibly durable. That makes it perfect for everyday wear as it’s able to resist damage more than other – generally softer – gemstones. 


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