How to Care for Moissanite?

Answer Moissanite first came to earth in a meteor that crashed in Canyon Diablo, Arizona, thousands of years ago. In 1893, French scientist Dr. Ferdinand Frederick Henri Moissan was studying samples from ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Care for Moissanite

Where does moissanite come from?

Moissanite is a synthetic gemstone, created in labs. It is known for its close resemblance to genuine diamonds. This synthetic gem is inspired by a mineral discovered by Henri Moissan. The mineral ... Read More »

Is moissanite better than diamonds?

On One Hand: Diamonds Are Classic GemstonesDiamonds are the hardest natural substance with a rating of 10 on the Mohs hardness scale. The majority of diamonds are used for industrial applications s... Read More »

Who manufactures moissanite?

Moissanite is a mineral found in meteorites and lunar samples. True moissanite is often used as an abrasive.A clear, synthetic form of moissanite is manufactured and marketed as a gem with diamond-... Read More »

Moissanite History?

Moissanite is a lab-created stone, coming on the market only in the 1990s. The final product is the result of close to 100 years of investigation and research by top scientists. The result is a gem... Read More »