These sterling silver large 2 carats of Moissanite are sure to turn heads.
• Sterling silver studs with large backing to keep position on ear.
• 1 carat per stud earring of created Moissanite.
• Hand sculpted one of a kind sterling silver design.
Moissanite as 'a gemstone born from the stars.' Discovered by a French scientist named Henri Moissan in in 1893. He discovered particles of Moissanite in Arizona, in a crater created by a meteorite. He initially thought that he had discovered diamonds, but later determined that the crystals were composed of silicon carbide. Natural moissanite is incredibly rare, so moissanites available today are created, (Brilliantearth.com) thereby also being environmentally friendly.