Exploring the world of Moissanite engagement rings is always a fascinating journey. In this day and age, we have some beautiful choices when it comes to diamond-alternative styles. Moissanite in itself is a wonderful alternative stone, but when mounted in a quality setting the beauty of it comes to life.
Although the supply of Moissanite jewelry that we see today are lab versions, their discovery in natural form by Henri Moissan is still an intriguing legacy to learn about. If you are searching for a beautiful cushion cut diamond substitute for your engagement ring, you may love the designs listed here.
Cushion-cut Moissanite Solitaire
This sophisticated beauty is unique in the way it showcases the stone with a dramatic presentation. In all of my ring-admiration days I have never seen a setting like this one. If you love rings that are outside the box with their design features, this one is a great example.
- Set in 14K White Gold .
- Has a 1 1/10 Carat Moissanite stone.
- Smooth and comfortable band and setting.
A Beautifully Framed Cushion-cut Moissanite
This is what I call a showpiece engagement ring. What I have found with these large and bold designs is that you either love them or find them not your cup of tea. This particular design appears to lay flat and snug against the finger in a low-profile setting.
- Created in 14K White Gold.
- 1 1/3 total Carat weight.
- You can see this ring on a real hand in this YouTube video.
Classic Elegance With A Solitaire
Wow. This isn’t shy is it? As a matter of fact, it is incredibly elegant in a Little Black Dress sort of way. Although it stands alone, it doesn’t need much else to make a statement. Solitaires are perfect for showing off the true shape of the stone. They let us focus on the workmanship of the facets.
- 3.30 Carat Solitaire
- Set in your choice of 14K Yellow Gold, 14K White Gold or Platinum-plated Sterling Silver.
- Gets many positive reviews from the ladies.
About The Video Below- 7mm is roughly equivalent to 1.30 ct.
Today, Moissanite Is Mainly A Created Gemstone
Of course it is always wonderful when you can wear a natural gemstone, but sadly sometimes supplies from Mother Nature run low. Since most of the jewelry designs we see today involve created gems, it’s always exciting to read about new sources like the Natural Moissanite Crystals Found In Israel. Although a few crystals cannot replenish the market, it is incredibly fascinating to see it in its raw form.
Cushion Cut Loose Moissanite For Creating Your Own Engagement Ring Design
This company has so many sizes and varieties of loose stones that it is well worth visiting for inspiration.
A tempting almost colorless stone that can create an engagement ring design that will be custom to your tastes.
My Own Favorite Cushion-Cut Moissanite Engagement Ring Style
There is no doubt that ring browsing can be an enjoyable, but lengthy process. When looking at so many pretty styles, one can’t help but pick and choose a favorite. If I had my choice, I would choose a 14K Yellow Gold band with a solitaire of a smaller carat weight.
The ring shown here on the left is a Cushion Cut Moissanite Solitaire set in 14k Yellow Gold by the Eternal Jewelry Company. You can choose your favorite stone size from 1.1 Carat to 5.1 Carat.
On an end note, writing about the Cushion Cut made me curious to see if I could find the largest Cushion Cut real Diamond ring ever made.
According to this fascinating post on Luxury Facts.com, the largest Cushion Cut Diamond mounted on a ring weighed in at more than 41 Carats. If course the price tag was equally as large. Such is the appeal of diamond substitutes.