Brilliant vs. Crushed Ice

Brilliant vs. Crushed Ice There are two main cutting styles for moissanite, brilliant and crushed ice. A brilliant cut stone will reflect the most amount of light and therefore, sparkle the most. Light goes into the crown of the stone, reflects a couple times (off the pavillion facets), and comes back out through the crown.…read more

Refractive Index and Dispersion Explained

The refractive index (RI) of a gemstone is a measurement of its ability to bend light. Moissanite’s refractive index (2.65) is a little higher than diamond (2.42). Both numbers are considered relatively high in the gemstone world, which means both moissanite and diamond will have exceptional sparkle. Why does a high refractive index result in…read more

Tips To Save Money On Your Wedding

Maybe you’re a young couple still in college, or maybe money is tight — whatever it may be, there are plenty of reasons why people are wanting to have a budget-friendly wedding. A wedding is an exciting event in our lives and one that we will remember for a long time. Unfortunately, weddings are also…read more

The Benefits of Moissanite Stones

Whether you are looking for an engagement ring for that special someone or are trying to find earrings or other jewelry for the perfect gift, there are an overwhelming amount of decisions to make. While most people go to diamonds for their beauty, there is a diamond alternative that not only costs less but comes…read more

Proposing Soon? Consider Buying Your Ring Online!

So you’re planning on getting engaged? Well, congratulations! Engagements are such a beautiful thing! However, there are some things you should do before you pop the question. You have to think about the location of the proposal, what you’re going to say, and of course, the ring. When it comes to engagement rings, there are…read more