An Interview With The Mad Scientist of Moissanite

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We recently sat down with Guy Stimpson, the brand and trademark owner of the Moissanite NEO, to learn more about him and his delicious gems.J Hollywood Designs has been selling the NEO since it was first rolled out in the fall of 2015, and prior to that Guy and his team were our primary source for Charles & Colvard moissanite … Read More

Colorless vs Near Colorless Moissanite

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Let’s start out with a brief lesson in color grading moissanite (I know, I hear ya, snooze, but bear with me), and then we’ll get into which color gemstone is right for you.Here’s a breakdown of the primary color ranges and the corresponding letter grades:White As All Hell: D, E, FAlmost As White As All Hell: G, H, I, JWee Smidge of … Read More

The Time Has Come – Colorless NEO Moissanite

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More exciting news, my loves! We received word last week from the NEO moissanite dudes (#moissaniteman) that the COLORLESS NEO IS HERE. Mm-hmm, that’s right. Not in a large range of sizes yet, but that’s cool! We are only going up from here.There are mostly rounds, in a range from 4mm up to 9mm. In English, those are sizes from … Read More

5 Things You Should Know About SUPERNOVA Moissanite

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What is a SUPERNOVA Moissanite? The SUPERNOVA is a new moissanite available now, and we are SUPER excited (see what I did there?) to be the first retailer on the planet to sell them! They are gorgeous, and are being cut in a huge array of sizes. Plus, we can also get custom cuts, so if you were interested in, … Read More

Monthly Update – Press, New Supernova Moissanite, Lustour Results on the Way

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J Hollywood Designs is in the news, my friends! A few weeks ago we were interviewed for JCK Online, an industry trade publication. JCK is the primary sponsor and organizer of the enormous gem and jewelry show Colleen and I attended in early June. The article talks about the new moissanites coming to market now that the Charles & Colvard patent has expired. We were … Read More

Which Diamond Alternative is Most Diamond Like?

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 There are so many cool diamond alternatives available now, and we will see more coming to market this year. Clients are asking us on a daily basis, which stone is the best? Which one is most diamond-like? Is Charles & Colvard’s Forever One the best diamond alternative? Or a NEO moissanite? How about the SUPERNOVA from Australia? When can I get an Amora Gem? … Read More

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