What Is A Moissanite Diamond?

Lately, there has been a lot of buzz for Moissanite. But what exactly is this gemstone and where can you buy it in India? Do you have the same question? If yes, then you have come to the right place. This article has covered all the questions that you have about moissanite. Keep on reading to catch on to all the hype you’ve heard about moissanite.

What Is A Moissanite Diamond


What is moissanite?

Moissanites are naturally occurring & laboratory-made gemstones that have taken the jewellery industry by a storm. It is a widely appreciated gemstone for its durability, variety, and a plethora of additions it has made under the jewellery setting. Simply said, moissanite is an incredible gemstone that makes for a complete package for all the jewellery lovers out there without a lavish price tag.

What is its history & what is moissanite made of?

Now that we know what moissanite is, let's get into its discovery. About 120 thousand years ago a meteorite flashed across the sky and landed in Arizona, building a Meteor Crater, a vast hole in the earth’s surface, and scattered meteorite fragments across the desert, some of which landed in the areas of Canyon Diablo wherein 1893, Dr. Henri Moissan who is a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, discovered tiny sparkling crystals of silicon carbide.

Moissanite is the name given by Tiffany & Co. gem expert and mineralogist George Kunz in honor of Dr. Henri Moissan, to the naturally occurring and laboratory-grown mineral silicon carbide. Moissanites occurrence in nature is extremely rare and is only found in upper mantle rock and meteorites.  As per a number of discoveries, moissanite occurs naturally as inclusions in diamonds, xenoliths, kimberlite, and lamproite.

Can one buy Moissanite in India?

India is widely known for its elaborate jewellery industry and Moissanite over time has become an integral part of that industry based on love, appreciation, and its huge impact on the Indian economy. When it comes to buying modern, easy to customize, and having access to a wide collection of jewellery designs, size, color, and cut; moissanite is an ideal gemstone for you in the Indian market. From price to quality to durability, an excellent piece of moissanite can be obtained in India at a fraction of the cost in comparison to other gemstones like diamonds. In a country that is all about celebrations, sentiments and emotions conveyed through a piece of jewel moissanite acts as a savior. From offering a large variety of moissanite in all shapes, colors & sizes in both offline and online stores like Bejeweled which is one of India's trusted online destinations for buying Moissanite, the options are endless. 

Why should one buy Bejeweled Moissanite?

With people accustomed to buying gemstones like gold or diamond, for Moissanite, it has taken years to make that space of trust & love in the hearts of all the jewellery lovers out there and just like other gemstones that take you through a process of finalizing that one ideal piece of jewel moissanite in this aspect is no exception. When one buys jewellery, quality comes prior to affordability in the list of priorities, and why not? Isn’t jewellery a priceless emotion!  

At Bejeweled delivering a piece of moissanite that perfectly connects with the customer's emotion of buying the jewel and delivering a peace that surpasses their level of expectation is our number one goal.  We ensure the quality standards are nothing but exceptional, gemstones are ethically sourced, involve no third party, maintain world-class craftsmanship, hand-selected superior diamonds, and are environmentally conscious. We deliver you Moissanite that you can cherish for a lifetime and bring you back to us every time. Check out our exclusive range of moissanite jewellery collection.