What is Moissanite?
Moissanite, which original was found from a meteor crater by the French chemist Henri Moissan in 1893. At a later years, Henri Moissan has identified the crystal found in the meteor crater as silicon carbide, a material that was able to be grown and created in a lab. This new material, which was named after the founder of this material, was polished and cut to mimic the sparkle of a diamond. The Moh's hardness scale of a Moissanite is 9.25, which is the second hardest stone next to diamond. With a fraction of a cost comparing to natural diamond, Moissanite has now become one of the most popular stone to use in the jewelry industry today. Moissanite is also a great alternative for those who wants to wear jewelry that is made of sustainable and eco-friendly materials.