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Is Moissanite Functional?

Can Moissanite Be Used Forever?

Moissanite is very similar to diamonds in its high durability and intense brilliance, and does not lose its beauty over time.


Moissanite's Outstanding Durability

The hardness of a gemstone is measured by Mohs hardness, which is a 10-point scale that indicates how hard a gemstone is when scratched. It is graded on a scale of 1 to 10, with the higher the number, the harder the gem. It is very rare to find a gemstone with a hardness greater than 8, with diamonds scoring 10. Moissanite, at 9.25, indicates the highest durability after diamonds. It is more scratch resistant than rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and all other gemstones and diamond imitations. Therefore, moissanite is less likely to be scratched.



Moissanite Is Less Likely To Break Than Diamonds

Moissanite has no weak areas (cleavage planes) in the stone and the entire surface has uniform strength. Diamonds, on the other hand, have cleavage planes and are more prone to cracking and breaking upon impact than moissanite. Furthermore, in terms of heat resistance, moissanite is superior to diamond. Although moissanite has such excellent characteristics, as with other gemstones, the possibility of it being poured or cracked cannot be denied, so it is recommended that you remove your moissanite ring when working with your hands (housework, exercise, bathing, etc.).



Long-Lasting Brilliance

Moissanite is a durable and stable stone that will not fog up over time. It will continue to shine beautifully for generations. It is true that oils and chemicals may cause fogging, but this is only temporary, and the shine will quickly return if you polish it with a special cleaner provided by MIYAMA or a commercially available jewelry cleaner. In addition, they are more resistant to oil than diamonds and have high dispersion and refraction, so even if a little maintenance is neglected, they will still emit an amazing brilliance. It is also inexpensive and easy to maintain. Furthermore, with 2.5 times the brilliance of diamonds, moissanite is superior to diamonds in terms of "fire," the sparkle of a gemstone. 



Conclusion

Moissanite is an ethical gemstone that is more resistant to oil and cracking than diamonds and has exceptional brilliance. Moissanite's outstanding features make cleaning your jewelry much easier. Enjoy the brilliance of moissanite.