Lab Created Moissanites Knowledge
Moissanite is a mineral silicon carbide popular diamond look alike. Moissanite is a colorless gem that sparkles like a diamond, on hardness it is as sturdy as a diamond yet comes with a lower price tag making it a great diamond alternative. However, most of the moissanite gemstones available in the market are lab grown as the natural gemstones are very scarce. It is named after Dr. Henri Moissan who discovered it in Arizona.
Lab grown or lab created moissanite is created as a single crystal using a thermal growing process. The process is patented and there is only one company in the world that creates moissanite. The gems are usually colorless like diamond, very few gems have green and yellow tints.