- 4 months ago
What are your opinions on moissanite!
What are your opinions on moissanite!
I love my moissanite! It does not perform like a diamond, so if your heart is set on diamond moissanite might not be for you. But if not, moissanite is a great option!
If you are wanting to pass something off as a diamond then get a diamond. If someone knows what to look for they will know the difference but most people are not as well versed on moissanite as the users on this site. A moissanite is “real” but it is not a diamond.
They perform very differently. I love my moissanite because it’s not a diamond and it doesn’t look like a diamond – I had a diamond and it was just kind of meh for me. I like the rainbow disco ball thing that moissanite does.
sarahnicole320 : Nope, no one has ever asked me if my ring was a diamond. A lot of people on these boards like to say how they and everyone else can tell it’s not a diamond – and in the close up pictures on these boards I’m sure lots of people can! But in real life very few people are going to be inspecting your ring close enough to be able to tell, and even fewer of them will even know about moissanite. I will say that the larger the stone, the more obvious it is that it isn’t a diamond.
The key to moissanite is just rocking it and owning your decision to get it. I’m thrilled with my stone, and I’m not trying to pass it off as anything other than what it is. I’ve always been kind of meh on diamonds, and I think moissanites are way cooler and prettier looking. Why should you care about anyone else thinks if you’re happy with your stone? If you love it, nobody else’s opinion matters. But if you do feel like you’d be trying to “pass it off” as something it’s not, in the long run I don’t think you’d be happy with a moissanite.
I love my moissanite! I love all the rainbows it throws, and I really love the beautiful icy white it sometimes turns too. I will echo what others have said about how if you want to have a diamond, you should probably get one, because they ARE different. But I personally do love moissy!
The only time I’ve ever had anyone question what it was was when my hairdresser was admiring my ring and asked for a closer look. She examined it really closely, then asked me if it was a diamond (but not in an unkind way) because she noticed it sparkles differently than her diamond does. She’d never heard of moissanite and was very interested when I told her. There was zero negative judgement on her part — all she did was gush about my beautiful stone, and express interest in the fact that she didn’t know such a lovely and sparkly stone existed 🙂
Here are some pics of my ring in different lighting:
Moissanites are gorgeous. As others said, if you want a moissanite to “pass” as a diamond…maybe just wait and save for a diamond. Also, if you search “moissanite” in the search bar on this site, you’ll find zillions of threads with ring and stone pictures
I am getting a moissanite, and it’s been a personal choice to get one for a loooong time. But, if you want to pass it off as a diamond, then get a diamond. Own that it’s moissanite, because moissanite is freaking awesome!
I can tell you right now if you’re going to try and pass it off as a diamond, regardless of who can and can’t tell – you’re going to be constantly WONDERING who can and can’t tell. When I had a moissy, every time someone grabbed my hand to look at my ring, my heart would sink. I would think and rethink glances, always wondering “can people tell?” Because the more you sit with the ring, the more YOU’RE going to be able to tell it looks nothing like a diamond. And because you’re going to be able to tell, you’re going to wonder if everyone else can too.
If you want a diamond, and you want to pass it off as a diamond, save yourself some headache and get a diamond. I seriously wish someone had told me this in the beginning cause I ended up wasting time and money trying to make a moissy work.
I just purchased this beauty from hm2012 as a RHR. I love it so very much (little quirks and all – if you followed her detailed odyssey designing this ring). I’ve never owned an moissanite before and while it definitely does not look like a diamond to me, it is spectacular in its own way. I just got it last night and I’m a terrible photographer. I tried to catch what I thought was good light in my car this morning. But still not the best shots. LOL.
I am so beyond in love with my moissy. It definitely is not a diamond to me, but nobody has asked if it’s not. Its moody and perfect for me and what I wanted, I’m not a fan of the diamond industry or price point.
I love moissanite. I also don’t like the diamond industry or the insane prices of diamonds. I actually swapped my low quality duamond for my forever brilliant stone. I’ve had it for about 7-8 years and I’m still in love with it. Here it is: