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Moissanite Engagement Rings Overview

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Moissanite engagement rings have emerged as a beloved alternative to traditional diamond rings, combining brilliance and durability with ethical sourcing and affordability. This guide introduces moissanite, exploring its origins, properties, and the reasons behind its growing popularity among couples seeking a meaningful symbol of their commitment. Discover the unmatched beauty of moissanite by exploring our exclusive collection.

Origins of Moissanite

Discover the cosmic journey of moissanite, from its discovery in a meteor crater by Dr. Henri Moissan in 1893 to its development into the stunning gemstones adorning jewellery today. This section details the gemstone’s extra-terrestrial beginnings and its rare natural occurrence on Earth, setting the stage for its synthetic creation for use in jewellery. Delve deeper into moissanite’s fascinating story with pieces like the Kiruka Square Cut Moissanite Engagement Ring and learn more through our moissanite gemstone videos.

Properties of Moissanite

Moissanite rivals diamond in many aspects, including hardness, brilliance, and fire. This part of the guide delves into the gemological characteristics that make moissanite a desirable choice for engagement rings, such as its durability (ranking 9.25 on the Mohs scale), exceptional refractive index, and resistance to scratching and heat. Experience the brilliance with our Inyanga Cushion Cut Moissanite Engagement Ring, and for an in-depth understanding, explore The 5 Cs of Moissanite.

Why Choose Moissanite?

There are several compelling reasons couples opt for moissanite. This section covers the affordability of moissanite compared to diamonds, its ethical and sustainable appeal, and the versatility it offers in jewellery design. It also touches on the significance of choosing a gemstone that aligns with personal values and style preferences. For a symbol of love that mirrors these values, consider the Kenya Oval Cut Moissanite Ring, and understand why moissanite is a great choice in our comparison guide, Diamond vs. Moissanite: Which is Right for You?


Moissanite engagement rings offer a combination of beauty, durability, and value that aligns with the desires of modern couples. As an ethical and budget-friendly alternative to diamonds, moissanite allows for the expression of love and commitment without compromise. Explore timeless designs like the Amari Round Cut Moissanite Engagement Ring and begin your journey with moissanite today. For any inquiries or further assistance, please contact us.

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Moissanite Engagement Rings

Moissanite SA brings you a captivating collection of moissanite rings inspired by the rich essence of Africa.