Look–Alike Gemstone Jewelry
At Ross-Simons, we are all about you. And we know that some people don't want to invest in genuine gemstones, or are perhaps looking for low-cost jewelry that is safe for traveling. That is why we offer a budget-friendly alternative to the real thing with our imitation gemstone jewelry.
Affordable has Never Been so Fabulous
Because of their affordability, imitation gemstones open up a whole new world of fun and fascinating designs. Imitation gemstone jewelry creates bold looks for less, emulating the same luxurious appeal of genuine gemstones.
Simulated gemstones are known as "faux." Fabricated from affordable, alternative materials, such as plastic or acrylic, simulated gemstones are made to look like stones found in nature. Crystal and glass are also used to create stunning gemstone look-alike jewelry. Popular simulated gemstones include simulated emerald, simulated pearl, and simulated turquoise.
Synthetic gemstones are called "created." These gemstones are lab-created and have the same properties of their natural counterparts. For example, a synthetic alexandrite will have the same shifting colors as natural alexandrite, but will be a fraction of the cost! What makes synthetic gemstones so special is that, since their conditions are controlled in a lab, they are often more impressive in appearance than natural gemstones, containing more vibrancy and less inclusions. Some popular created gemstones are synthetic moissanite, synthetic sapphire, and synthetic alexandite.
Cubic Zirconia, known as CZ, is the best selling diamond simulant on the market. Like synthetic gemstones, CZs are manmade in a lab, resulting in a colorless shine equivalent to a perfect "D" on a diamond's color grading scale. Some CZs are even colored to create different looks. CZ jewelry is so convincing, only the trained eye will be able to tell that it isn't a diamond!