Results for: Zircon

What is difference between cubic zirconia and zircon?

  Cubic Zirconia is a synthetic man-made material, while Zircon is a natural substance dug from the earth. Also, real Zircon is more rare and expensive than cz (cubic zirc (MORE)

What is the value for the birthstone Blue Zircon?

  It depends on various factors, just like other precious stones. For example however 6.6 ct of a quality Blue Zircon would be worth around $600 USD
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Is blue zircon very rare?

yes it is. Most people spend a bunch of money for blue zircon. It has been called the gem of December.
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What is zircon?

Zircon is a colorful gem with high refraction and fire  that's often confused with cubic zirconia. Well known for  its flashes of multicolored light. It is sometimes looked (MORE)
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Is zircon a stone?

Yes, it is, and it's also one of the birthstones for December. Zircon is a naturally-occurring mineral, not to be confused with the synthetic cubic zirconia.
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How might a diamond made from zircon be appraised?

A diamond is NEVER made of zircon, they can only be made of  carbon.   It is trivial for an appraiser to distinguish a cubic zirconia  "fake" from a diamond and correctl (MORE)