Asscher Cut Moissanite Solitaire Engagement Ring | 14k Recycled Gold

Asscher Cut Moissanite Solitaire Engagement Ring | 14k Recycled Gold

2,880.00

◊ A stunning asscher cut Forever One moissanite is set in a hand fabricated 14k recycled gold setting for a classic, yet unique engagement ring.

◊ Moissanite measures 9 mm on each side and weighs 2.8 ctw. It is set in 14k white gold prongs on a 14k yellow gold band. If you would like 14k yellow gold prongs to match the band, we would be happy to do that for you. Band is round, measuring 2.03 mm in diameter. Shown in a matte finish, but may be made with a polished finish as well.

◊ Asscher cuts were first developed in 1902 by Joseph Asscher, and became most popular during the Art-Deco movement following World War I. This historical 58-facet design mimics the emerald cut, but offers increased sparkle with its unique octagonal shape. This type of cut creates a hypnotic mirrored pattern to showcase the clarity of the stone.

◊ Moissanite Asscher cuts feature 65 facets to accompany this gems’ double refractive crystalline structure, offering more than twice the brilliance and fire of diamonds.

◊ Moissanite was first discovered by French chemist Henri Moissan in a meteor crater in Arizona. Due to its scarcity, it is now a lab created gem by Charles & Colvard. Dr. Moissan's research identified them as a brand new mineral composition—silicon carbide, whereas diamonds are created from carbon. In nature, silicon carbide is created over millennia by a combination of extreme heat and pressure. At Charles & Colvard researchers re-create those conditions in a controlled, profoundly accelerated process which produces durable, super-hard crystals with a minimum of ecological impact…and absolutely no mining. In their research laboratory located in Central North Carolina, scientists perfected and patented the innovative process that creates silicon carbide crystals.

◊ These brilliant, sparkling stones are often referred to as "space diamonds." They are incredibly durable, resistant to high heat, and rival diamonds in many arenas. Their hardness measures a 9.25 on the Mohs scale, making them an excellent choice for wearability. Forever One is graded to be colorless in comparison to a diamond color chart. 

◊ A patented thermal growing process is used to create single-crystal raw moissanite gems. The process is lengthy, complicated, and expensive, which limits the output (it takes 2-3 months for the creation of a single gem). 

◊ Because hand-cutting is the only way to release the brilliance that intensifies a gem’s fire, each and every Charles & Colvard moissanite is hand-cut by master gem cutters.

◊ Ring is packaged in a ring box, ready for gifting and is shipped via UPS with full insurance and tracking. Please select UPS Diamonds & Gold for this order, we will not ship with another option selected.

◊ If you are an international customer, please contact us before purchase as some countries have restrictions on shipping fine jewelry.

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