Moissanite’s Physical Properties
Using a jeweler’s loupe for magnification, moissanite is identified by the doubling of junction facets. In layman’s terms, facets are flat surfaces cut into gemstones in order to best reflect light, and facet junctions are where these surfaces meet.
Furthermore, we go to great lengths to avoid confusion with not only diamonds, but any other moissanite that might be out there. Charles & Colvard Created Moissanite® can be identified by brand inscriptions on Forever Classic™ and Forever One™ gemstones that are 4 millimeters and larger.
How to identify created moissanite from near colorless jewels
Stuller Recommended Testers
Secondary to identifying these visual characteristics, specialized tools can help gemologists and jewelers verify the gem's identity. These tools test the electrical conductivity of the material.
There are two moissanite testers on the market that we suggest: The GemOro PRO-M3 and GemOro Testerossa. By following the manufacturer’s instructions, jewelers using the Testerossa can identify moissanite, diamond and white sapphire in one simultaneous test.
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