Post # 1
I’ve debated posting this or not but decided to go for it.
I decided earlier this year (and told SO) that when we get engaged I’d like a F1 moissy solitaire in a simple rose gold setting, about 1ct equivalent. I told him at the time I wanted a colorless stone, but after a recent post about a Bee’s colorless looking “too white”/plasticy/etc. I have started to rethink that. I’m on the fence because I’d like a clear stone but not a white stone, if that makes any sense. I’m also wondering if the stone might pick up some of the warmth of the rose gold and whether a near colorless would look too warm in a rose gold setting.
Advice, moissy Bees? Pictures welcome, I love seeing all your rings!!
Post # 2
I don’t find DEF moissanite to be too white at all. That said, I’m very sensitive to colour and anything noticeably off-white bothers me. I think white stones look best in platinum/rose/white gold, and more champagne stones in yellow gold. Next to a CZ, even a DEF stone to me looks a bit off-white. No DEF C&C stone will ever look as white and “plasticy” as a CZ. I’ll see if I can find a photo later!
Post # 3
I have a colorless moissy in a rose gold setting and I love it 🙂 In terms of whiteness, I find that it all depends on the lighting. When it’s cloudy I’ve found that it looks whiter. Interior lighting, it all depends. For me I don’t mind when it looks extra bright/white though. But that’s just me!
I put together some pics of my ring in different lighting— sunlight, candlelight, next to a window on an overcast day, and in a dimly lit restaurant 🙂 Hopefully this helps a bit!
Post # 5
Here are pics of mine inside and out in the sun…
I had the same exact last minute thoughts as you. I asked for a colorless but then after reading threads I started thinking maybe I needed near colorless.
However, I stuck with my original plan and couldn’t be happier! I have a F1 c&c colorless pear moissy (1.5 equivalent) in a rose gold solitaire setting and absolutely love it. Couldn’t be more happy with it! Mine doesn’t pick up much color but also looks really fantastic in most lighting. No greenish/yellow tints that I have seen. I sure do love the sparkle!
With that being said I don’t think you would be disappointed either way. Good luck!
Post # 5
I was also going back and forth. I feel that both stones are beautiful for their qualities. I just switched my order to a near colorless stone. Hope more people post pics on here!
Post # 6
From pictures I have seen the round brilliant cut seems to look whiter and flatter in natural light (but not full sunlight). I bought a hearts and arrows f1 and it doesn’t look to white to me at all, even in an overcast day which is when it’s at its whitest. It’s in yellow gold too. I don’t mind some warmth in diamonds but in moissy to me it alwssy looks greyish green.
Post # 7
Near colorless in various lighting.