Gemstones Buyers Guide

Cubic zirconia

Created by melting zirconium oxide and yttrium together, cubic zirconia is a synthetic gemstone that closely resembles the beauty of diamonds. It is a highly popular gemstone used in all sorts of jewellery such as earrings, pendants, bracelets and rings and a great alternative to diamonds for fashion-led trends. Usually colourless, it can also be made in nearly any colour including soft pinks and blues. Cubic zirconia is believed to provide a sense of balance and calm to your aura.

Moh hardness: 8 (1 softest to 10 hardest)


Cubic zirconia care

Cubic Zirconia is a durable material however it will need some care to make sure that it always looks its best. Cubic Zirconia jewellery should be kept in a soft pouch or jewellery box when it is not being worn to prevent scratching and damage. To clean Cubic Zirconia jewellery rinse thoroughly with water and dry with a soft jewellery cloth.