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About Cubic Zirconia

Cubic Zirconia

The Beautiful Man Made Gemstone

This captivating gemstone is popular for its affordability but more notably for its fiery appearance and versatility. This dazzling material simulates a diamond with remarkable likeness.

Although many of us simply love them because they are sparkly and fun, they have an interesting history that makes for great reading. Here are a few fascinating facts:

The Difference Between A Cubic Zirconia And A White Zircon

The primary difference between these two beautiful gems is that white zircon is a naturally mined gem stone and Cubic Zirconia is a synthetically manufactured gemstone. Zircon possesses light refraction that can surpass a diamond while CZ has more fire, or flashes of color. Other differences include:

• CZ is a mineral synthesized as diamond simulant

• Zircon and Diamonds are naturally mined gems

• CZ’s are economical; Zircons more expensive

• Zircons can have a yellow of brown tint while CZ gemstones are colorless

• A zirconia is virtually flawless compared to Zircons which have inclusions or other flaws