moissanite

moissanite

[′mȯis·ən‚īt]
(mineralogy)
SiC A carbide mineral found in meteorites; identical with artificial carborundum.
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com, a company that sells top quality moissanite jewelry, has just unveiled their new and exciting lineup for Winter 2016.
NASDAQ Global Select Market: CTHR), the original and leading worldwide source of moissanite, announces the newest addition to the Forever Family of moissanite gems, Charles & ColvardForever One(TM), the company's first colorless (D-E-F) grade of moissanite.
Due to its hardness (diamond is 10 on the Mohs scale, moissanite 9.
A source said that in early 2007 a saleswoman from the Far East sold some $75 million of cut Moissanite into the Saudi wholesale market.
To celebrate the arrival of the classic new Moissanite jewellery Christmas Collection, we've teamed up with the distributors of Moissanite to offer you the opportunity to win the ideal Christmas present for any loved one -an exquisite Moissanite 'Eternal Love' 1 /2 carat equivalent 18carat Gold Solitaire Ring (with a RRP of pounds 599.
Knoxx deals in synthetic stones named Moissanite with much of the brilliance and attraction of diamonds, and it takes an expert to tell the difference.
Designers Charles & Covard's man-made Moissanite jewel is engineered from meteoric silicon and carbon crystals in a sparkling blend of nature and science.
A synthetic crystal called moissanite has squeezed in on diamond's role as the jaws of a powerful experimental device known as a diamond anvil cell.
The winner will be flown to Paris for an all-expenses-paid photoshoot and receive pounds 5,000-worth of man-made moissanite jewellery.
NASDAQ Global Select Market: CTHR), the sole manufacturer of created moissanite gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewel in the World([R]), today announced that it has entered into an amended Letter Agreement with Cree, Inc.
According to figures produced in 1999, pounds 300,000 worth of Moissanite was brought into the UK illegally to be used in fake jewellery.
But the sole UK importer and distributor of the mineral, called moissanite, has warned shoppers and jewellers to be on the lookout for conmen selling the gems as diamonds.