The Moissanite Blog

The Difference Between White Gold and Platinum

By Liz Weaver | Mar 14, 18
White gold and platinum are two of the most popular and durable metals used for engagement rings. While the appearance of the two metals are very similar, there are differences in the composition, wear, and care. White Gold Gold in its natural form (24 karat) is a yellow metal. It is unusual to...

The Difference Between Forever Classic, Forever Brilliant, and Forever One Moissanites

By Liz Weaver | Mar 09, 18
Gema&Co is proud to partner with Charles and Colvard, the leading manufacturer for the finest Moissanites available on the market today. Charles and Colvard carries a few types of Moissanites in their product line, including Forever One, Forever Brilliant, and Forever Classic. The difference...

Moissanite is a choice. It’s not settling at all.

By Liz Weaver | Mar 05, 18
Diamond alternatives have traditionally gotten a bad rap. For example, when someone pictures a Cubic Zirconia engagement ring, negative associations often come to mind. Often, people picture a couple that is not able to afford a diamond so they “settle” for Cubic Zirconia. They feel sad about it ...

Moissanite vs Diamond: 4 Key Differences

By Liz Weaver | Nov 08, 17
While the center stone of an engagement ring is often a diamond in the United States, there are other options that can make an engagement ring just as beautiful. Another clear gemstones that is extremely durable is Moissanite. Let’s compare Diamonds vs Moissanite in color, hardness, brilliance, a...

Why most people haven't heard of Moissanite

By Liz Weaver | Jun 27, 17
Moissanite probably isn’t the first gemstone to come to mind when thinking about an engagement ring. It isn’t because Moissanite is a newly discovered gem, but Moissanite simply couldn’t become popular until recent years, due to its extreme rarity, they do not occur naturally on Earth and can on...