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Moissanite is a many splendored gem.

1. Diameter is the distance measured between two opposing points along the girdle's outline. 2. Total Depth is measured from table plain to cutlet. 3. The Girdle is located between the bezel/main intersection and where the upper and lower halves meet. 4. The Crown angle is the angle of the bezel facet plane relative to the table plane. 5. The Pavilion is the bottom portion of a cut stone, beginning at the girdle and going to the point at its end. 6. The Cutlet is a single facet at the bottom of the stone used to prevent the point from chipping. 7. The Table is the bottom portion of a cut stone, beginning at the girdle and going to the point at its end.








A cut above: moissanite master diamond cutters

As you can see in the illustration above, master diamond cutters at Charles & Colvard® have proportioned every moissanite to that of an ideal cut diamond to capture and transform light in to the fire, luster and brilliance that has made moissanite the most popular alternative to diamonds today.