What is Moissanite?

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What is Moissanite?

Joy Jewelers Tip: Synthetic moissanite that is made in a lab is commonly referred to as silicon carbide after its chemistry. Its trade name is carborundum. What is great about moissanite is that it looks so much like a diamond but is far cheaper. A one carat moissanite "diamond" ring typically runs around $600. A one carat diamond ring runs in the thousands of dollars.

   

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