What You Need to know about CZ Diamonds

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CZ Diamonds is the short form for Cubic Zirconia Diamonds

Cubic Zirconia, the synthesized diamond replicant is one of the most popular diamond simulant materials in the world since 1976.

Cubic zirconia (CZ) is the cubic crystalline form of zirconium dioxide (ZrO2). The synthesized material is hard, optically flawless and usually colourless, but may be made in a variety of different colours.

CZ Diamonds are generally colorless, but many shades of colors can be added using trace elements during the manufacturing process. Clarity, or clearness, of loose cubic zirconia is a quality factor.

Make sure you understand the difference to make the proper choice when selecting CZ Diamonds and what you’re getting for the money you’re spending, especially when paying a premium for a piece.

Just as with genuine diamonds, the clearer the stone is, the greater the value. La Mia Cara Jewelry - Diamond Cut White Cubic Zirconia

Although lab-made, they have the exact resemblance of a 100% genuine, naturally-created diamond. Just as there are different quality levels in natural diamonds and gems, the same goes for lab-created stones.

CZ Diamonds are very hard or impossible to tell from real, flawless diamonds. They are even close in hardness to a real diamond and cannot be scratched, even slightly, by any normal household item. Diamond CZ, like diamonds, can scratch glass.

CZ Diamonds are increasing in popularity and many people now consider them to be just as beautiful like their natural counterparts.

Just like Diamonds, there are a number of Quality Levels, and there is a range of Price.  CZ Diamonds stones are rated from A to AAAAAAA

A is the Lowest Quality, while AAAAAA is the Highest Grade available. There’s a difference in the look and the price between the Lowest and Highest Grade, and there’s a market for them all.

Loose CZ Diamonds are harder than other gemstones, but not harder than diamonds, sapphires, rubies, or chrysoberyl. Hardness is determined by Mohs’ scale of hardness. The highest grade of CZ Diamonds is AAAAAA, which measures 8.5 in hardness on the Mohs’ scale.

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CZ Diamonds are perfectly structured, free of inclusions, totally transparent and possess a brighter fire. Like other gemstones, cut, size and shape influence how light is refracted and will affect the stone’s brilliance. This Highest Quality of CZ Diamonds can be used in rings, pendants, bracelets, earrings, other pieces where you might find diamonds. It is often set in valuable metals like gold, sterling silver and platinum.

CZ Diamonds are cut in the same shapes and styles as diamonds and there is considered among the best substitute than diamonds.

 

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CZ Diamonds work magically to draw attention to whatever item you decide to turn the spotlight on. They are the best to add shine to personality,regardless of different fashion trends going around these will add glamour to you status.

Nobody can differentiate between CZ Diamonds and Natural Diamonds, the only difference between CZ Diamonds and Diamonds is weight, CZ is about 60% heavier than Diamond. Naked eye can easily fool CZ Diamonds for a Diamond.

Fancy CZ Diamonds

Usually CZ Diamonds are colorless in nature, but they can also be produced in a variety of diamond colors. Always look  for the highest quality color stones that are polished, fine cut, loupe clean, and have an exactly similar appearance to naturally occurring diamonds.

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As beautiful as their natural counterpart, these stones are worth to give them a look!

La Mia Cara Jewelry - Specific Color CZ Diamonds

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