Cubic zirconia were first manufactured in the mid 1970's as an affordable and viable diamond alternative. Its success has been overwhelming and has become a multi-billion dollar a year world-wide industry. Our silver rings with cz, or cubic zirconia jewelry, are available as pictured in the catalog and include the following specifics regarding the cz's themselves:
- Shapes of the cz's in our sterling silver cz ring category are round, which is the most popular shape, followed by oval, square, heart, and less popular marquis and pear shape.
- Size ranges of the cz's from under 1mm through 16mm, with most stones in the 3mm through 6mm range.
- A plethora of colors from the traditional and original clear cz, pink cz, lavender, blue, purple, green, and red.