Natural Moissanite can be traced back to the late nineteenth Century. Moissanite is a word from Dr. Moissan Henri, in 1904 he discovered the minerals in the crater in arizona.
The internal structure, appearance, numerical of moissanite are strikingly similar to the diamond. If using diamond pen testing, will also be judged as diamond, it is difficult to distinguish. But Moissanite can shine more brightly than diamonds, color is more amazing, but the price is only the diamond 1/10!
Moissanite fire seems so beautiful, physical, owns chemical and optical properties because of its crystal. This gem has a very high refractive index 2.65-2.69 (diamond 2.42), a dispersion index of 0.104 (diamond 0.044) and gloss ratio of 20.4 (diamond 17.2%).
At the same time, Moissanite has 9.25 Mohs hardness, just below the South African diamond, are higher than other precious stones, high hardness makes it not squandering and cracking, can be permanently preserved.
In Europe, America, Hongkong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and other markets, Moissanite is welcomed by fashion independent women and becomes their favorite jewelry.