Just Gems: Zircon

Just Gems: Zircon

Join Gem Expert and Rockhound Renata as she explains the difference between two often confused stones: zircon and cubic zirconia. Though similar in name, they are very different. Experts consider zircon to be the oldest naturally grown gemstone on Earth. Zircon comes in nearly every color in the rainbow, although the most popular and valuable is colorless. Colorless zircon is one of the most popular and affordable alternatives for diamond.