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About Fancy Pink Moissanite Stones

Moissanite, composed of silicon carbide, occurs naturally but in scarce amounts.  Therefore, moissanite is predominantly lab-created for use in jewelry. Its discovery traces back to 1893 when Henri Moissan found microscopic particles in an Arizona meteorite crater, initially mistaken for diamonds. Due to its rarity in nature, moissanite is cultivated in controlled environments, eliminating the need for mining.

Pink moissanite, a pale red gemstone, is a popular choice in jewelry design. It shares several characteristics with diamonds, such as:

Hardness: Ranking at 9.3 on the Mohs scale, slightly lower than that of pure carbon gemstones.

Refractive index: Ranging from 2.65 to 2.69, surpassing diamonds' 2.42.

Other properties: Notable for its high melting point, resistance to heat, low electrical conductivity, and robust internal structure.

Pink moissanite finds frequent application in luxurious jewelry designs, including rings, bracelets, and pendants, often paired with other complementary gemstones. Renowned for its durability, some advocate moissanite as an ideal choice for daily wear, with the potential to last a lifetime given proper maintenance.