Cubic zirconia (CZ) is a synthetic crystalline substance used as an affordable alternative to diamonds. Cubic zirconia is not a mineral; it is a man-made substance, not to be confused with the natural like zircon gemstone.
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In 1937, German mineralogists discovered the natural mineral form of the gemstone in a single site. It has never been found in nature again.
The current synthetic version of cubic zirconia is a crystalline form of the metallic element zirconium dioxide. It was first produced in a laboratory in 1977. Cubic zirconia crystals are made by melting powdered zirconium and zirconium dioxide together by heating them up to 4,982ºF.
* These are Sterling Silver Cross CZ Pendant 925 that adorned with White Cubic Zirconia.
The Another Point that is Strong Point of Cubic zirconia is less expensive than diamonds, the brilliance and crystal clarity of cubic zirconia make it one of today's most popular stones for an attractive gemstone.
Ouality of Cubic Zirconia
Cubic zirconia is simulated to be flawless. CZ can be perfectly structured, totally transparent and possess a brighter fire. Cubic zirconia is like other gemstones, size, cut and shape influence how light is refracted and will affect the stone's brilliance and normally it's the same as diamonds and other gemstones, cubic zirconia has is own grading scale to measure quality.