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Monday, May 26, 2008

How to differential Diamond VS Cubic Zirconia (CZ)

Most of the people know that diamond is so precious and it’s very hard. Its sparkle, brilliant and hardness symbolizing the eternal love. Jeweler likes to use diamond for making many kinds of jewelry. However, the price of diamond jewelry is expensive, then some people and merchant are looking for some imitation stones such as cubic zirconia or moissanite stone to make jewelry. It’s really much attract some kind of people.

The cubic zirconia is very rarely found in nature, but is often synthetically manufactured from zirconium dioxide and yttrium oxide. Cubic Zirconia is well known as a substitute for diamond, due to its high hardness and great fire.

Even though cubic zirconia is become popular in the market, diamond is timeless and classic and never replace by any kind of the gemstone. To be own the diamond jewelry is a great pleasure and so important for a woman. Therefore, we should know more about how to differentiate the real diamond and the CZ is very important.

Most people, even trained gemologists, cannot tell the difference between diamond and cubic zirconia with naked eye. For the untrained eye, CZ looks identical to a good quality diamond. However, under closer inspection, CZ appears to have slightly less brilliance (or sparkle) than a diamond. A kind of easy feather to distinguish diamond or cubic zirconia, the majority of diamonds have inclusions, or flaws. CZs are optically flawless and they are colorless, another characteristics that is found in few diamonds as most diamonds have some yellow shading to them. Here, we have the below tips for you to find out which is the diamond or cubic zirconia.

That is the small tool, an electronic tester. It can help you to check if it’s the real diamond. Another way, hold the stone or the diamond near your mouth and blow it. If you find the fog appears on the stone that means this is not a real diamond. If the fog disappears instantly, that is the real diamond. In here, I remind you that, before you use this testing, you should make sure the stones surface is very clean, no dirt and oily layers, otherwise, it should be affect the result of the testing.

As a matter of fact, if you go to buy diamond jewelry, suggest you ask the jewelry shop or online jewelry sellers to have a qualified certificate to certify the diamond jewelry that you want to buy is the real diamond. provides real diamond with gold or white gold jewelry. All the jewelry must be attached the qualified certificate.

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