What Stone is close to a diamond?

Whats the closest thing to a diamond?

4 Diamond Alternatives

  1. Lab-Grown Diamonds. The best alternative to a mined diamond is a man-made diamond. …
  2. Moissanite. In terms of mined-diamond alternatives, it’s often common for individuals to confuse lab-grown diamonds with moissanite. …
  3. Cubic Zirconia. …
  4. White Sapphire.

What gemstone most resembles a diamond?

Let’s take a look at the gemstones most commonly used as diamond substitutes:

  • White Sapphire. The white variety of sapphire is used as a diamond imitation not only because of this gemstone’s diamond-like appearance but also due to its relative durability. …
  • White Topaz. …
  • Moissanite. …
  • Cubic Zirconia. …
  • Garnet. …
  • Spinel. …
  • Rutile.

Can I pass off my moissanite as a diamond?

Can I pass off my Moissanite ring as a diamond? … That said, colorless and near-colorless Moissanite do look similar to Diamond. And, Moissanite is also the only gemstone (other than Diamond) that “passes” as a Diamond on a standard handheld diamond point tester.

Are moissanite rings worth it?

Although moissanites are cheap, they aren’t valuable. While we usually don’t recommend diamonds as an investment (you’ll almost always lose money if you ever decide to sell), they do retain some value over the long term and can be passed down as a precious family heirloom — something you can’t do with a moissanite.

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