Updated: Apr 13
Welcome to the world of mossianites! Whether you are buying a moissanite engagement ring for your partner, anniversary gift, or something special for yourself, we are here to help you navigate the many moissanite brands and confusing technical terms out there. Here at Lovelri, we offer the best selections of moissanites and the experts to help you find the moissanite stone that will be tailored specifically to your preferences. All our stones are certified, come with a life-time warranty, and most importantly sustainable!
Branded vs. Unbranded, What’s the difference?
Moissanites are beautiful rare gemstones that look, feel, and shine as bright as a diamond, while saving you some money towards your wedding or honeymoon. When made correctly, is extremely durable and will never cloud or blur, making it the perfect diamond alternative.
So what is the difference between branded moissanites such as Charles and Colvard, NEO, and Harro Gems vs. the cheap moissanites from Etsy? Well not all moissanites are grown the same way with professional grade equipment. You can find moissanite made all over the world, from North America to China. Your engagement ring should be a once in a lifetime purchase and that is why we carefully select moissanites from the most reputable manufacturers in North America. This way your moissanite will never cloud or blur, and will stay shining as brilliantly as the first day you bought it. We only carry high-quality, trustworthy brands such as: Charles and Colvard, NEO, and Harro Gems.
Furthermore, Branded moissanites, like NEO moissanites, are all certified and backed with a
life-time warranty. Which means you are protected from manufacturer defects, meanwhile if
anything happens to an unbranded moissanite you will most likely be out of luck.
What is the difference between moissanite brands Charles Colvard, NEO Moissanite, and Harro Gem?
Charles and Colvard
Charles and Colvard was the first in the market and had patented their manufacturing process to develop the innovative thermal growing process that creates silicon carbide crystals. They make beautiful gemstones with their manufacturing process and grading standards. As you may already know, you will be paying a price premium for the brand. When it comes to quality, you might find that they are comparable to other reputable brands. Even so, we know that the heart wants what the heart wants. If you are certain that your special someone will love a C&C moissanite, let us know and we will make your dream come true!
NEO is one of the leading moissanite manufacturers in North America and specializes in sustainable gemstones. NEO Moissanite is known for offering beautiful cuts and different moissanite stone shapes. The founder was an early employee of Charles and Colvard and has put their technical expertise towards creating stunning moissanites that emit a beautiful shine. It also comes with a comprehensive warranty covering clouding, color change. Through NEO moissanite, we offer a wide variety of shapes to choose from, like the gorgeous “Marquise Cut,”
Harro Gem is Canadian based and the founder has developed extraordinary cuts of moissanites, guaranteed to take anyone’s breath away. As proud partners of Harro Gem, our experts can offer you a huge line of unique moissanites to look at. Whether you are looking for their famous “crushed-ice” moissanite, that has additional facets cut into the gem for an additional sparkle, or coloured moissanites, like black and peach pink, we have all of that and more! If you want our personal recommendations, we encourage you to take a look at “Crushed Ice” or “Jubilee cut.”
Crushed Ice Oval (left) and Round - Jubilee Cut (right)
Have further questions on moissanites? Lab Diamonds? Different brands? - We want to ensure that you get your dream moissanite or lab diamond ring so we’re here whenever you need us! Send us a quick note through our custom ring page, and our expert team with over 40 years of craftsmanship experience will get back to you shortly.