Moissanite earrings help you portray and elegant, yet simplistic look when you wear this type of earrings in your ears. Moissanite is not really an imitation diamond, but occurs naturally in nature. Unlike earrings containing cubic zirconia diamonds, the moissanite earrings contain a stone that is very close to the diamond in appearance and hardness. You can choose moissanite earrings that dangle from your ears or moissanite stud earrings. Moissanite is very popular in jewellery, especially rings and earrings, because it is very durable. It is resistant to heat, which makes it more brilliant than diamonds.
You can have the moissanite cut in the same cuts as diamonds, but it produces sharper facets. This enables it to catch the light and reflect better. When you wear moissanite earrings, whether they are moissanite stud earrings or hang to your shoulders, every time you turn your head the stones will glisten.
It is the perfect alternative to diamonds in stud earrings and it is much cheaper. This fact enables you to have many different styles of these earrings containing moissanite, so you can wear a different pair to each occasion. Although the color of moissanite earrings falls within the range of I -K color range of diamonds, two fancy varieties of moissanite have been developed. Now you can have moissanite stud earrings in blue, resembling blue diamonds and green, which looks somewhat like tsavorite - a new gemstone discovered in Kenya in the 1960's. Because of the high cost of colored diamonds, earrings with moissanite in one of these colors will make a big splash without costing you a fortune. When getting moissanite stones cut for earrings, you need to have the stone cut with optic axis perpendicular to the table of the stone.
This will minimize the appearance of the stone in moissanite earrings so one cannot tell immediately that it is not a real diamond. With the small stone used in moissanite stud earrings, it is very difficult for an untrained eye to tell the difference. The dispersive power of moissanite earrings is more than double that of diamonds. While some people feel that this property is really elegant in moissanite earrings, others feel it is a little too much. You really need to compare the moissanite stud earrings to stud earrings containing a diamond and see for yourself if it is what you want.
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