(Closed) Moissanite: show me the older ones!

posted 8 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
4251 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2009

Moissy will not cloud.  It is stable, whereas CZ is not, that is why CZ clouds.  If you check out the BTD boards, you can see some there that are 5 or 10 years old.

Post # 4
1427 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - parent\'s backyard

do not fear! moissy will not cloud. 

my wedding band is moissanite, and I do not treat my rings with kid gloves. I don’t take them off when I wash my hands, swim in a beach or pool, and I clean them with things like windex or rubbing alcohol with a toothbrush. I’ve been wearing this ring every day for a year and a half, and the stones are still 100% as sparkly as they day I got them. 

I think you are approximately as likely to crack your moissanite as you would a diamond. in fact, if the diamond has inclusions, then you are more likely to chip it! so the way I see it, moissanites are a little bit safer (just my theory). 

Post # 5
954 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I have a question for those of you who bought your Moissy online….what are the guarantees?  


I know for my ring, I take it to the jeweler every year for a proper cleaning and to be inspected to make sure none of the stones are loose.  How does that work when you buy a ring online?


Those moissy rings are significantly less than diamond rings– but they are sitll a considerable investment.  The RHR I had my eyes on would cost upwards of $2,000.  For me, I’d want a little more assurance that I could physically take it to someone for repair if needed….


Just wanted some insights and views on that…


**I’ve had my ring set for 6 years.  Last year, one of the prongs on my center diamond needed to be fixed and one of my channel set diamonds in the band was loose.  

Post # 6
1427 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - parent\'s backyard

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@JaneyDcat:  I found myself a local jeweler that I love. I’m glad I found one because I feel like I can trust her. sure, the maintenance cost is not part of a “plan”, but I feel like her rates are reasonable. 

I recently took my two rings in to have the prongs tightened and to have them well cleaned/polished, and it cost $35.  If I only do this once a year, I don’t mind paying that. I chose a location near where I live so it’s easy for me to pop in with questions.

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