For engagement rings, the second most popular choice of diamonds is the princess cut. This square-shaped diamond haPs between 58 to 76 facets with a rounded top, resembling the shape of a pyramid that can brightly reflect light from one of its four beveled sides. If you are considering a princess cut for your special occasion, there are a few things to keep in mind.
Choosing the Right Gemstones When Designing Jewelry
Breathtaking beauty, sparkle, and color… Gemstones are the heart and soul of fine jewelry.
According to the International Gem Society (IGS), gemstones are defined as: “Minerals that have been chosen for their beauty and durability, then cut and polished for use as human adornment.” Many of the minerals classified as gemstones are crystalline in nature, perhaps because crystals are naturally sparkly.
Diamonds and Gemstone Cuts Explained
When it comes to diamonds, all stones are not the same. There are many different sizes, shapes, and designs that give diamonds their individual character. At Revolution Jewelry Works, our focus is on creating unique fine jewelry our customers will never see anywhere else, whether you choose diamonds alone or a combination of diamonds and other gemstones. Our experts work with you to create the design of your dreams. For creative jewelry with personality, Colorado Springs comes to Revolution Jewelry Works.
What Is Moissanite?
Moissanite is a gemstone made of naturally occurring silicon carbide originally discovered in 1893 in a meteor crater, making it literally a space rock. It was later also discovered in Wyoming, in the Green River Formation. Today, Moissanite for jewelry is exclusively lab-grown. A classic Moissanite gem looks a lot like a diamond, has a faint yellow tinge, and an incredible brilliance. Like a diamond, Moissanite rings are both clear and sparkly. Moissanite is a unique gemstone, and just like a diamond, it’s also very rare in nature. Both stones are available in a variety of shapes, making both a wise choice for an engagement or wedding ring.