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What are Simulated Diamonds?

What are Simulated Diamonds?

Simulated diamonds are manufactured to look like diamonds but are composed of very different materials.  Although simulants share some similarities in appearance to a diamond, they are a much more affordable stand-ins.  The most well-known option is cubic zirconia, or CZ, which is a crystal form of zirconium oxide and can be found natural, however more commonly created.  Moissanite is a lab created gem alternative to CZ, and is durable and also cost less than real diamonds.  CZ and Miossinate are real gems. There are a few types of stones that are used as diamond simulants, but cubic zirconia is the most...

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