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Moissanite: The Jewel with a Story

Category Jewellery & Watches
Published 20 October 2017

Moissanite: The Jewel with a Story

The Beauty of Moissanite: This stunningly-created jewel has a past as brilliant as its shine.

Fifty thousand years ago a meteorite crashed into the Arizona desert creating what is now known as "Meteor Crater." Fragments of this meteorite were scattered across the desert. Hidden in these fragments was a brilliant secret waiting to be discovered.

In 1893, Nobel-Prize winning scientist Henri Moissan began studying fragments of this meteorite from the nearby Diablo Canyon. In these fragments Dr. Moissan discovered minute quantities of a shimmering new mineral, with fire and brilliance never before seen on earth.

After extensive research, Dr. Moissan concluded that this mineral was made of silicon carbide. In 1905, this mineral was named Moissanite, in his honour. Despite this amazing discovery, since naturally occurring quantities of Moissanite are so minute, it would be another century before this stunning mineral would emerge as the brilliantly-produced jewel it is today. In fact, it would take until the 1980s to convince the scientific community as a whole that Moissanite was even created in nature on this planet.

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Naturally occurring quantities of Moissanite are so minute; they are not suitable for use in jewellery. After a century of research, only one company in the world is capable of growing Moissanite crystals suitable for use as a precious produced jewel. Still the process is so complex, that it is as much an art as a science. And the secret of Moissanite is brought to you via Ideal World.

Our range covers a number of different sizes, settings and number of jewels in rings, necklaces and earrings to suit all budgets and styles.

Integrity, trust and quality are words Moissanite by Eternally Yours believe in and strive to embody each day. Each Moissanite jewels is provided with a Certificate of Authenticity so that you have the peace of mind that your Moissanite piece will maintain its brilliance and fire.

And, we assure you the finest quality of Moissanite—a jewel that you will be proud to wear and show to your friends and family.

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