Moissanite Vs. Diamond

Moissanite Vs. Diamond

You may (or may not) have noticed some new sparkly additions to our Jewelry collection. That's right! The Prink Room now has beautiful Moissanite jewelry. What is moissanite you may ask? 

What is Moissanite?

Moissanite is a diamond simulant made of silicon carbide. A diamond simulant is a stone that has a similar appearance to a diamond but is not a real diamond. It is very difficult to tell apart a diamond & moissanite, making moissanite a common diamond alternative.

Moissanite vs. Diamond


Will Moissanite pass a diamond test? 
Unlike faux diamonds and other gemstones, moissanite is also an effective conductor of heat. For this reason, when using a diamond tester that detects thermal conductivity, moissanite will pass as a diamond. 

Below is a chart containing valuable information pertaining to the difference between diamond and moissanite. 

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