What is Moissanite?

Moissanite is a gemstone originally discovered in a meteorite, known for its diamond-like appearance but at a fraction of the cost. It is synthesized (most of the time), ensuring ethical production and environmental friendliness - and makes an incredibly stunning choice when crafted into Moissanite jewelry

Why should I choose Moissanite over a traditional Diamond?

When it comes to Moissanite vs Diamond, Moissanite offers the brilliance and hardness close to diamonds, but is way more affordable and also ethically produced - leaving behind almost all of the the concerns that stem from the sourcing of traditional diamonds.

How much should I spend on an engagement ring?

The amount to spend on an engagement ring varies greatly depending on individual budgets and preferences. Traditionally, some suggest spending two to three months' salary, but it's more important to choose a ring that reflects your personal and financial situation. Flawless Moissanite offers a range of options to suit different budgets, emphasizing value and quality.

Do men wear engagement rings?

While traditionally engagement rings have been worn by women, there is a growing trend of men wearing engagement rings as well. This choice depends on personal preference, cultural practices, and individual couple's decisions.

And, of course once married, men will often opt for a Moissanite wedding band, too!

What is the difference between Moissanite and a Diamond?

The differences come primarily from their origin, with moissanite being artificially created and diamonds being naturally formed or synthesized. Moissanite is nearly as hard as diamond (as measured on the Mohs scale), yet offers more brilliance due to its refractive properties, and is more affordable and ethically produced.

How does Moissanite compare to Diamond side by side?

When placed side by side, there is little difference between diamond and moissanite. They’re both stunningly beautiful, but moissanite may exhibit more fire and brilliance. To the untrained eye, they can appear very similar, though moissanite is an excellent, ethical alternative at a fraction of the cost.

Why choose Moissanite over Diamond for an engagement ring?

Choosing moissanite over a diamond for an engagement ring offers the benefits of affordability, ethical production, and sustainability, without sacrificing the beauty or durability desired in such a significant piece of moissanite jewelry. Plus, you’re able to take advantage of a bespoke design service for a much better price than you’d find with diamond.

What is the cost of moissanite vs diamond?

When weighing up the financial cost of moissanite vs diamond, Moissanite tends to come at a much lower price tag - allowing for the purchase of a larger or higher quality gemstone for the same investment. It therefore makes an appealing choice for those seeking value without compromising on appearance or quality.

How much does a Moissanite wedding ring cost?

The cost of a Moissanite wedding band in the US can vary widely based on the material, design, and additional features. Flawless Moissanite provides a variety of wedding ring options to cater to different tastes and budgets, with a focus on affordability and ethical sourcing.

What should I consider when buying an engagement ring?

When buying a Moissanite engagement ring, consider the recipient's style preferences, the ring size, your budget, and the type of stone and setting. Flawless Moissanite offers a bespoke design service for personalized needs, ensuring a perfect match for every individual.

What are the 5 C's of engagement rings?

The 5 C's refer to Cut, Color, Clarity, Carat, and Certificate. These factors determine the quality and value of a gemstone, with each aspect contributing to the overall appearance and desirability of the ring.

Why is Moissanite gaining in popularity?

Its rising popularity is due to its ethical production & community initiatives (we support one tree planted, for example), affordability, and the shift in consumer values towards sustainable and conflict-free gemstones that don't compromise on quality or beauty.

How can I buy an engagement ring on a budget?

To buy a ring on a budget, prioritize which aspects of the ring are most important to you, consider alternative gemstones like moissanite, choose a less expensive metal (like a silver Moissanite engagement ring), or opt for a simpler design. Luckily for you, we specialize in high-quality, affordable options!

What is the most common engagement ring?

The most common engagement ring features a diamond or diamond-like stone, such as moissanite, set in a simple or vintage inspired solitaire. Flawless Moissanite offers a wide selection of popular styles, including classic solitaires and more intricate designs.

What carat are most engagement rings?

Engagement ring carats can vary, but a 1-carat ring is a popular choice for its balance between size, quality, and affordability. Flawless Moissanite offers a range of carat sizes to suit various preferences and budgets, as well as a range of products (including our best-selling Moissanite necklaces)

What are the differences between White Sapphire and Moissanite?

Moissanite exhibits more brilliance and fire compared to white sapphire, which tends to have a more subdued sparkle and is less durable.

What are the disadvantages of Moissanite diamonds?

The main disadvantages of Moissanite jewelry may include its resale value and perceptions of authenticity. However, they are an ethical, sustainable, and more affordable option for many consumers.

What types of products do you offer?

Flawless Moissanite offers a wide range of jewelry including Moissanite earrings, engagement rings, bridal ring sets, vintage solitaires, pendants, and even loose moissanite stones in various cuts.

Why should I choose a Moissanite Engagement Ring for my proposal?

A Moissanite engagement ring offers stunning brilliance and durability similar to a diamond but at a much lower price point, making it an excellent choice for a memorable and ethical proposal.

Is Moissanite ethically sourced?

Yes, Moissanite is created artificially, ensuring it is ethically sourced and environmentally friendly, avoiding the negative impacts of traditional diamond & gold mining.

How does the quality of Moissanite compare to Diamonds on the Mohs scale?

When it comes to hardness, there’s not much difference between diamond and moissanite. Moissanite is nearly as hard as diamond on the Mohs hardness scale, and offers more brilliance due to its double-refractive nature. In truth, it takes an expert to look very, very closely to tell the difference.

How can I decide between a Moissanite ring vs Diamond ring?

When it comes to Moissanite vs Diamond, the answer is this: It depends. Consider your budget, ethical preferences, and the importance of sparkle and durability. Moissanite is excellent for value and ethics, while diamonds offer traditional prestige.

Can Moissanite lose its sparkle over time?

No, Moissanite does not lose its sparkle over time. Any temporary dullness from dirt or grime can be easily cleaned to restore its original brilliance.

What are the main benefits of choosing Moissanite jewelry?

Moissanite offers exceptional value, with colorless options and more clarity than average diamonds. It's also lighter and comes with a lifetime warranty, ensuring lasting beauty and durability. Plus, the stone is applicable to a range of jewelry - making products like our Moissanite earrings an impeccable choice for gifts, ‘thank yous’, or even a well-deserved fashion treat to yourself.

How do I pick the right Moissanite ring?

Well, the first step is to consider the color, ensuring it matches your preference for near-colorlessness. Then, select a stone that complements the ring/metallic setting, and choose the right size for your budget and style. For a more slightly traditional design, that won’t break the bank, our Moissanite heritage collection may certainly deliver some gems.

How does Flawless Moissanite commit to sustainability?

We support sustainability by using recycled gold for our products and partnering with
'One Tree Planted' to donate trees for every purchase made, reflecting our commitment to environmental responsibility.