My moissanite lost it’s shine!!!!!!

posted 3 months ago in Rings
Post # 2
Member
2439 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: County courthouse

Is it Charles and Colvard brand moissanite? If so you should have the warranty card. Call the number and explain what happened. In the mean time, I’d definitely take it to a jewler and see what the deal is and even if it’s a moissanite ( looks like a cloudy cz to me). Even have it professionally cleaned by the jewler. I’ve had my forever brilliant for 8-9 years and it’s never looked like your picture.

Post # 3
Hostess
9229 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2014 - A castle

Try some silver polish and if that doesn’t work file a complaint with C&C! (I’m assuming it’s a C&C moissanite due to its age).

Post # 4
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580 posts
Busy bee

If it’s real moissanite  it doesn’t xhange. Ever. 

Possibly you have an enhanced stone and the coating is breaking down. 

Post # 5
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2183 posts
Buzzing bee

Im wondering if you have the “oil-slick” phenomenon. Try silver polish or abrasive toothpaste.

Post # 6
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270 posts
Helper bee

That looks like a cloudy CZ to me. Did it happen suddenly or slowly over time? Try to find out exactly what the stone is.

Post # 8
Hostess
9229 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2014 - A castle

bornella :  Definitely have it tested! MoissaniteCo had a CZ company that used the same settings 4 years ago. Maybe there was a mixup with your ring and you got a CZ accidentally? To me that doesn’t look like the oil slick stain. 

Post # 11
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722 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Awww, how disappointing!! Moissanite isn’t supposed to lose shine like that! If it doesn’t shine up with a sunshine cloth or silver polish, I’d ask for a new one.

Post # 12
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490 posts
Helper bee

I’m curious how you guys know her Moissanite doesn’t shine by this pic? I have one also and I can’t tell much difference between hers and mine 😖

Post # 13
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583 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2018

I’d get it checked that it’s not a cz. That looks a lot like my czs look after a few months

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