moissanite

moissanite

[′mȯis·ən‚īt]
(mineralogy)
SiC A carbide mineral found in meteorites; identical with artificial carborundum.
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NASDAQ: CTHR), the original and leading worldwide source of created moissanite, today announced the launch of an exclusive program for military servicemen and women and their families.
Suzanne Miglucci, President and CEO of Charles & Colvar said, This agreement allows Charles & Colvard to focus its resources and efforts on its core moissanite business.
Under this new agreement, Gadbois will continue to design fashion and moissanite jewellery for Lulu Avenue.
Due to its hardness (diamond is 10 on the Mohs scale, moissanite 9.
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 been named the Jewelry Television (JTV) Vendor of the Year, an annual award bestowed upon the supplier who has been an outstanding partner in all aspects of the business.
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.
Most silicon carbide is man-made for use as an abrasive (when it is often known by the trade name carborundum), or more recently as a semiconductor and moissanite gemstones.
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.