Wedding Set

April 06, 2013

 

Carved Wedding Band and Prong Set .25ct Moissanite

I played around set a prong setting for a gorgeous brilliant and bright Moissanite. I've been contacted by prospective clients over the years asking if I would work with CZ's and my answer is always no. If someone is not going the Diamond route, then I highly recommend a Moissanite instead. They're only second in hardness to Diamonds (basically scratch resistant) and their fire is amazing. CZ's are best left to trinkets and fashion jewelry with a very limited lifespan. 

Moissanite is harder than Sapphires, Rubies and other gemstones. Believed to have been carried by a meteorite 50,000 years ago in trace amounts, silicon carbide in a labor intensive process has been hand faceted by master gem cutters to bring out the stone's natural brilliance. The fire that this gem produces is phenomenal.