Alternatives

Spinel
Spinel   Spinel gemstones have always been misunderstood. Red spinel has long been mistaken...
Cubic Zirconia
Cubic Zirconia   Pro: Inexpensive, plentiful, reasonably hard, diamond-like appearance in ...
Old Moissanite
Old Moissanite Pro: Hardness, dispersion Con: Man-made, double refraction, pleochroism, yellow-g...
Aquamarine
Aquamarine   Ever since the Diamond Cartel created an artificial demand for diamond engagem...
Blue Sapphire
Blue Sapphire   Sapphires belong to a class of minerals called Corundum, and are only sec...
Treated CZ - ASHA
Treated CZ - ASHA   We described Cubic Zirconia in detail but what about specialty pr...
White Sapphire
White Sapphire Pro Exceptional hardness, completely colorless, noble nature Con   Lack of b...
Zircon
Zircon Pro Natural gemstone, inexpensive, a lot of fire, rich yellow shades, high luster Con R...
Synthetic Diamond
Synthetic Diamond   Pro It’s a diamond - chemically, physically and optically, Con Lab gro...
Danburite
Danburite Pro Colorless, clear, moderately priced Cons: Relatively soft, obscure variety, pure...
Bleached Moissanite
Bleached Moissanite   “Laboratory-Grown Sliicon Carbide” is the stuff a steampunk aficionad...
Topaz
Topaz   Topaz comes in a variety of colors and is very inexpensive.