October 18, 2022 2 min read

Table of Contents
  • What are diamonds?
  • What are moissanites?
  • What are cubic zirconias (CZs)?
  • Comparison of moissanite, diamonds & CZs
  • Pros and cons of moissanite, diamonds & cubic zirconia stones
  • Should I buy a Diamond, Moissanite, or CZ Grillz?


What are diamonds, moissanites, and cubic zirconias?

    Diamond = a precious stone consisting of a clear and colorless crystalline form of pure carbon, the hardest naturally occurring substance
      Moissanite = is the name given to a naturally occurring and laboratory-grown mineral made up of silicon carbide.  Its occurrence in nature is extremely rare and has only been found in upper mantle rock and meteorites. 
        Cubic Zirconia =  a colorless form of zirconia that is very similar to diamond in refractivity and appearance
        • Zirconia = a white solid used as a synthetic substitute for diamonds.


          Comparison of diamonds, moissanites & CZs


            Pros and cons of moissanite, diamonds & cubic zirconia stones

            • Pros
              • Expensive
              • Valued all over the world
              • Long-term profitability
              • Very durable
              • Retain color
              • Cons
                • Require a considerable investment
                • Artificial diamonds are becoming more popular
                • They are easy to lose or have stolen
                • Pros
                  • Budget-friendly
                  • Inclusions aren’t visible to the naked eye
                  • Passes simple diamond testers
                  • Sparkly
                  • Cons
                    • It’s not a diamond
                    • Not as valuable as a diamond
                    • Pros
                      • Cheaper than a diamond
                      • 100% flawless clarity
                      • Resembles a diamond
                      • Cons
                        • Softer than diamonds and prone to damages
                        • It gets cloudy over time
                        • You’ll have to replace the stones after a number of years
                        • Less valuable


                        Should I buy a Diamond, Moissanite, or CZ Grillz?

                          Now for the big question, should you buy a diamond, moissanite, or CZ grillz, well that’s up to your budget, your style, and the investment you’d like to make.

                          There are pros and cons to each stone and we want to provide you with confidence in whatever you choose.

                          We’ve provided facts about each so you may make an informed decision and choose what's right for you.

                          If you have any questions regarding any style please feel free to reach out to us and we’d be happy to provide you with further information.


                          Links to products
                          Diamond grillz

                          Moissanite grillz
                          CZ grillz