Moonstone Jewelry 101: Everything You Need to Know
Moonstone is considered a healing gem. It’s believed to promote a restorative energy and ward off nightmares, insomnia even sleepwalking.
In the summer of 1995, a master diamond cutter observed samples of Moissanite and suggested that properly cut crystals would make a brilliant new jewel.
What is Moissanite?
Moissanite, also known as silicon carbide, was first discovered in minute quantities from particles carried to earth by a meteorite 50,000 years ago.
Moissanite vs. Diamond
For centuries couples around the world have worn wedding rings as a symbol of their love and the commitment to each other. Although diamonds were at times used for engagement rings, it wasn't until the discovery of the Kimberley diamond mine in South Africa in 1870's that diamonds became widely available, and not until the 1940's that the DeBeers company cemented society's fixation on one particular stone: diamond.