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Is there finally a better alternative to diamonds? Sustainable. Brilliant. Affordable. Look out diamonds—your dream engagement ring just got elevated with the Forever One Moissanite.

At Ella Rose, we take pride in offering sustainable bridal jewelry as breathtaking as any traditional bridal designs. Many people crave eco-friendly options and want a beautiful engagement ring or wedding band that represents their deepest love without any guilt over harm to others or the environment. With that philosophy in mind, we’re passionate about using the highest quality lab-grown moissanite stones in the world, which has led us to the Charles & Colvard Forever One Moissanite. Read on to learn about this magnificent gem and discover how their pieces stand out from the rest.

Introduction to Moissanite

Diamonds might be the traditional choice for engagement jewelry, but moissanite has joined the ranks as a competitive alternative. Discovered in meteorite fragments in the 1890s, this dazzling yet durable gemstone is now lab-created to perfection. As a result, buyers can rest assured moissanite is conflict-free. As a bonus, moissanite is known for dispersing light that is more brilliant than even the highest-end diamonds and naturally occurring stones. It truly is a gem created by the stars, and it will shine like pure starlight.

One of the many reasons for moissanite’s appeal is how it can be purchased in a wide range of cuts and colors. Choose from round, princess, emerald, pear cuts, and more. Additionally, you can find moissanite in various beautiful colors ranging from clear white to pink, champagne, and even green. 

Get to Know Charles & Colvard

Recognizing the rare beauty of moissanite, Ella Rose is passionate about bringing this stunning stone to our customer base. As part of our commitment to ensuring your engagement jewelry is as beautiful as your love for each other, we pride ourselves on selling only Charles & Colvard Forever One moissanite jewelry in our store. Lab-grown here in the United States, Forever One represents the best moissanite in the world thanks to a specific structural configuration of silicon carbide. The end result is that every gem is beautifully cut and exceptionally durable, ensuring it will last a lifetime. In fact, every Charles & Colvard stone comes with a Limited Lifetime Warranty protecting against damage to the stone.

 

Along with offering the highest-quality moissanite on the market, Charles & Colvard is passionate about environmental responsibility. All buyers can rest assured knowing the jewelry purchased was made in a manner which is ethically sourced and ethically produced. 

Why Buy Moissanite Jewelry With Ella Rose 

Representing the dream of brothers David and Jonathan King, Ella Rose supplies beautiful, timeless engagement jewelry featuring the most exceptional metals and gems. Since we prize quality and integrity, our team is thrilled to offer pieces by Charles & Colvard and other top designers. Whether your search is for the top moissanite rings, necklaces, earrings, or bracelets, trust us to have the perfect option in our collection. For more on what we do, shop online today at https://www.ellarosegems.com/. We look forward to helping you shine.

Born of the stars, exceptional moissanite captures the fire and brilliance within its stone at Ella Rose.

Ella Rose’s exceptional moissanite refers to any moissanite stone that is a diamond equivalent weight (DEW) greater than 3.00 carats. The flawless cut and proportions help capture the essence of brilliance within each gem. Exceptional moissanite provides minimal environmental impact, is durable, and is even more brilliant than a diamond!

Such as the Exceptional 4.20ct Round Moissanite Engagement Ring, the brilliance of the round cut is not lost on moissanite. The exceptional cut allows the light to be mirrored within the stone causing glittering reflections that are truly eye-catching! It’s cut is designed to mirror its origin of glittering stars.

The Exceptional 4.74ct Oval Moissanite Engagement Ring is an oval engagement ring that reflects the light at every angle. For a symbol of devotion and commitment for any special wedding day, the oval cut stands proudly with the greatest surface area on display due to the elongated shape. This jewel captures the fire and brilliance promised by Ella Rose.

If an oval cut is not the style you’re looking for, Exceptional 5.30ct Radiant Moissanite Engagement Ring might be the one. The sharp edges of the radiant cut are highlighted in the classic solitaire style. The center gem is encased in 18k white gold for luxury and a beautiful appearance.

All engagement rings from Ella Rose are set with Charles & Colvard Forever One moissanite, the finest quality moissanite in the world, which is taken a step further with exceptional moissanite. Each ring includes a lifetime warranty and upgrade options for customization. Moissanite is the perfect option for anyone seeking the brilliance of a diamond at a more affordable price point. 

Ella Rose invests in quality, exceptional moissanite and is passionate about showcasing these striking gemstones throughout their collection of engagement rings. Visit ellarosegems.com to view the most luxurious and brilliant jewels that reflect like stars and browse even more stunning engagement ring options!

Moissanite has become an extremely sought after diamond alternative! Ella Rose wants to provide you with the knowledge you need before purchasing a lab grown diamond or  moissanite. Read about how both of these stunning gemstones are created and their benefits below!

How are Lab Made Diamonds Created?

It is crucial to understand the growth process of a naturally-mined diamond in order to interpret how lab diamonds are grown. The two processes are nearly identical– except one takes place in a lab, while the other is done beneath the earth’s surface.

It is believed that diamonds began to manifest underground where carbon dioxide was trapped approximately 100 miles down below billions of years ago. When carbon dioxide meets temperatures greater than 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit, while under at least 727,000 pounds of pressure per square inch, diamonds begin to rise closer to earth’s crust via volcanic explosion. From there, the diamonds are mined and sold to manufacturers, where they are sorted, cut, polished and graded. 

Lab grown diamonds can be created utilizing two different processes. One of them is High-Pressure-High-Temperature (HPHT) and the other is Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD). HPHT diamonds can be created by using three machines, providing the incredibly high temperatures and pressure that is essential in the creation of a diamond. A small diamond seed is placed into a carbon environment, exposing it to high-pressures and temperatures. The carbon begins to melt and proceeds to form a diamond. CVD diamonds are created a bit differently because it’s typical to use a thin slice of an HPHT-generated diamond that is then sealed in an 800-degree chamber filled with carbon-rich gas. Ionization is used to break down the molecular bonds found in the gases, causing the pure carbon to cling to the seed, which begins to crystalize. Therefore, we are left with another pure carbon diamond.

 

Benefits of a Lab Grown Diamond

Lab-made diamonds have a few benefits that you should take into consideration. For starters, diamonds grown in a laboratory leaves a smaller ecological footprint than diamonds that are mined simply because you’re not leaving behind a large hole in the earth’s crust. In addition, lab-grown diamonds are always going to be ethically-sourced because there are zero conflicts involved in the growing process since it’s all done in a laboratory. Not to mention, cultured diamonds are financially attainable because the supply and demand is consistently a non-issue due to mass production. Physically and chemically, lab diamonds are not different from natural ones. However, due to the fact that they are created in mass quantities in labs, they are less expensive than earth diamonds.

 

What is Moissanite? 

Moissanite is not a diamond, rather, an entirely different gemstone! Moissanite is best described as a naturally occurring silicon carbide crystal and often referred to as the gemstone from the stars due to its magnificent brilliance. In 1893, Moissanite was discovered by Henri Moissan while he was examining rock samples from a meteor crater in Arizona.  Natural Moissanite is incredibly rare, therefore, the Moissanite used in jewelry today is created in a laboratory. After several years of trial and error, Moissanite production has been perfected, leading to a significant increase in quantity. 

Moissanite is crafted from silicon carbide, which is extremely rare. It has only been found in a few environments, which includes meteors, the Green River Formation in Wyoming, and occasionally as inclusions inside diamonds. Due to its rarity, all moissanite products made today are created using a lab-created synthetic version of silicon carbide. The process of creating moissanite uses a patented thermal growing process. 

Comparing Moissanite and Lab Grown Diamonds

When held side-by-side, the two are similar, but not identical. For starters, moissanite is close, but still not quite as hard as a diamond. However, moissanite does provide incredible durability. In fact, moissanite is perfectly suitable for everyday wear, which is why many people choose it as a center stone for their engagement ring. Also, this gemstone has a higher brilliance than diamond. Not only does moissanite have a different faceting pattern, but it also radiates a rainbow-like iridescence in certain lighting. With a higher refractive index than diamond, some find the colorful sparkle of this stone to be mesmerizing, while others find it to be too colorful when compared to a diamond. Moissanite is significantly less expensive than a lab-created diamond, which oftentimes leads people to believe this is a direct correlation to the quality of the stone. However, the true reason for their attainable cost has to do with the fact that they can be created in mass quantities in a fairly short amount of time. Therefore, the supply for moissanite will likely never compromise it’s demand.

Shop Ella Rose!

Ella Rose welcomes you to explore our collection of premiere moissanite engagement rings, fashion rings, necklaces and more! Visit us online or give us a call for inventory inquiries or speak to one of our certified gemologists for more information on moissanite and lab-grown diamonds.

Throughout December, Ella Rose celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with a wide variety of stunning gifts.

Make holiday shopping easy with Ella Rose and the perfect gift guide for your special one. These top 5 gifts will make anyone feel loved, luxurious, and beautiful!

The Martini Stud Earrings are a timeless and classic piece that captures the brilliance of moissanite. Set in white gold, these earrings will “wow” anyone with their glittering surfaces.

Choose the Rainbow Baguette Bangle Bracelet, it includes diamonds and mixed colored gemstones for a striking feature. Surprise her with ruby, sapphire, garnet, and iolite gemstones.

Let her open a gift with a Personalized Moissanite Signet Ring! It can be personalized with one or two moissanite gemstones and engraved with a special message or her initials.

Like icicles reflecting the sun, watch as the Curved Bar Moissanite Necklace lights up the room as she opens her gift. Crested with five moissanite gemstones, it captures the fire and brilliance Ella Rose promises for each jewel. 

Or choose the Radiant Exceptional Moissanite Engagement Ring for a magical holiday proposal. A symbol of devotion and love will capture the essence of this holiday season. 

Ella Rose offers free gift wrapping with 2 day shipping, perfect for this holiday season! Buy your gift today and have it ready to place directly under the tree. In the giving spirit, 5% of every purchase is donated to the Conservation Fund—a practice Ella Rose is committed to all year long.

With luxurious and stunning jewels at every price-point, make her feel remarkable this season with a purchase from Ella Rose. Each piece is handmade and sustainable, crafted from responsibly sourced gemstones. Visit ellarosegems.com today and find the perfect sparkling gift that makes the season a little brighter.

Make sure your style stays scorching hot even as the weather cools with these exciting winter fashion jewelry trends for 2020.

As temperatures drop, many people are stowing their fall and summer attire in favor of warmer winter wear. However, they might not realize that jewelry also changes along with the seasons. At Ella Rose, we’re proud to offer all the most exciting winter fashion jewelry trends for 2020. 

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for her or something for yourself, trust that there’s a piece in our collection that’s guaranteed to please. Keep reading to discover some of the hottest accessories you can expect to see adorning necks, wrists, fingers, and earlobes this season. 

Top Winter Jewelry Trends With Gifting Tips

Finding the right jewelry gift is about more than just good taste. You also have to know which piece is perfect for the recipient. Depending on who’s on your gift list this holiday season, you might be looking for jewelry that’s fun, romantic, playful, or high-end. Here are some of the top styles for winter 2020, along with gifting tips courtesy of our team:

Ear Climbers

A top winter fashion jewelry trend for 2020, ear climbers have been ascending the popularity charts for months, and with good reason. Choose from simple metal climbers or elaborate earrings encrusted with gems. We’re particularly fond of these Ice Queen-inspired Sapphire and Diamond Ear Climbers that are perfect for the winter season. 

Gifting Tip: Sleek yet daring, this jewelry style makes a statement whether you’re wearing it with jeans or an evening gown. Pick up a pair for the woman who loves to stand out. 

Moissanite Jewelry

The stone created in the stars, moissanite was originally discovered in meteor fragments but is now made in a lab for everyone to enjoy. With its icy appearance, this sleek stone is perfect for holiday parties and winter gatherings alike. Top choices include these stunning three-stone Moissanite Drop Earrings and the Moissanite Bolo Bracelet, which offers a modern twist on the traditional tennis style. 

Gifting Tip: For women who are passionate about environmental sustainability, moissanite is an eco and ethically friendly choice that’s also fabulous. As a bonus, the bolo bracelet is perfect for when you don’t know her wrist size, as it can be adjusted to fit every wrist.

Halo Necklaces

Halo necklaces are trending as the most romantic gifts of the season. Taking the classic solitaire pendant and adding a luxurious row of diamonds surrounding the moissanite center stone strikes an elegant tone. Plus, a moissanite center stone keeps this style from being a budget buster. 

Gifting Tip: Take this gift to the next level by choosing a colored gemstone as the center stone surrounded by a halo of diamonds. Not sure whether she prefers rubies or sapphires? Consider choosing a gemstone based on her birthday stone, an anniversary, or a special moment. 

Bar Necklaces

From the simple to the elaborate, the minimal to the ornate, bar necklaces win points for being endlessly customizable. Along with clean white gold options, there are plenty of pieces encrusted with sparkling moissanite. Opt for a horizontal or vertical style: you can’t go wrong either way.

Gifting Tip: Fresh and modern, bar necklaces are an ideal choice for just about anyone on your guest list. Go above and beyond by getting the bar engraved with a special date or nickname that shows you care. 

Geometric Stackable Rings

What’s more thrilling than receiving one beautiful ring for the holidays? Opening a box with two or three rings. Featuring multiple styles and metals, these geometric rings are as playful as they are stylish. Even better, the recipient can opt to wear them on the same finger or split them up for a look that’s cool yet cohesive.

Gifting Tip: It’s hard to go wrong with stackable rings. For best results, take a look in her jewelry box and see what metal she prefers. 

Why Buy Your Fashion Jewelry with Ella Rose 

Searching for hand-crafted, elegant jewelry in all the latest fashions? Ella Rose prides itself on supplying a wide range of pieces made with ethically sourced gems and premium metals. Whether the woman in your life is more modern or classic, vintage or alternative, we’re confident one of our winter fashion jewelry trends of 2020 is sure to fit the bill. Shop online today to find something extraordinary.  

Finding the perfect jewelry gift requires careful planning and consideration unless you have our best-kept secrets for finding the one—the ideal gift for your special someone.

Everyone wants to be the ideal gift giver, the ultimate Santa, the one who stuns during the holiday season by picking out presents people didn’t even realize they badly wanted. Shopping during the holidays can be fun and rewarding, but finding the perfect gift for everyone takes planning and research. If you are shopping for jewelry for a loved one, there are some subtle methods you can use to find your loved one’s favorite style.

When on the hunt for the perfect jewelry gift, check out our helpful shopping guide. Our tried-and-true tips can help you choose a gift that your partner will love. Short of asking her directly, let us guide you in providing clever hacks to keep the gift a surprise.

Set a Budget

It’s important to set a budget for your gifts by considering how many people you need to get a gift for this year. Set a reasonable limit for your entire holiday shopping. This will give you a better idea of how much you have available to spend to stay within your boundaries. 

Consider the Style

With a budget in place, you can consider your loved one’s personal style. Notice details of the jewelry they already wear, like if it is simple and sleek. If they prefer elaborate and diamond-studded elements, those are big clues of more ornate taste. 

Try to note what kind of metal your partner prefers. Scroll through selfies and other pictures to remind you of these details or even show them to a professional jeweler to help you select a gift. Remember, there’s no shame in asking for directions or checking a map if you really want to reach your destination, which of course is to make her happy with the ultimate present.

What’s the Occasion?

Couple holding hands in the snow

With a style in mind, consider what type of gift you are ready to give her this year. A gift to evoke romance or celebrate your partner can often be a pair of stud earrings or a gorgeous pendant necklace. Consider the symbolism behind a gemstone jewelry piece, choosing perhaps her birthstone or a piece that represents your feelings for her. Avoid a diamond ring if you’re not planning to propose, as the risk is high that it may send the wrong message. 

Trending Styles

If you intend to gift your loved one another piece to add to her collection, there are many jewelry types to choose from, including bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and fashion rings. Consider what jewelry types she most often wears or figure out which jewelry she needs more of to round out her jewelry collection.

If you need more help, look toward trending jewelry styles of the season. A bolo bracelet is an on-trend choice that can stand out with gorgeous moissanite stones. Shop a classic, yet trendy hoop earring set, which can be worn in both formal and casual wear during the holidays. A good choice is to go with a bar necklace if your loved one has a minimalist and edgy style, for a personalized touch consider having it engraved.

Love Is In the Air

If you’re celebrating a romantic anniversary or want to show your loved one how much they mean to you, there are a few ways you can go. For instance, a popular trend of late is to buy your significant other another wedding band, to add to their wedding set on special occasions, and to remind them of your enduring love. If you are new to love and planning a life with someone special, an engagement ring is waiting for you to wow during a holiday proposal.

Shop Small Business

Holiday Gift

At Ella Rose, we appreciate our loyal customer base and everyone shopping from small businesses this holiday season. Shopping local and small not only supports your local community but gives you a better customer service experience, especially compared to the one-size-fits-all experience of a chain or big box store. We lovingly handcraft every jewelry piece we offer and we are thrilled to bring our quality pieces into your loving home this season. 

For all of your jewelry needs this holiday season, shop Ella Rose Jewelry. Shop our ethically sourced jewelry to find the perfect jewelry gift for all of your loved ones.