Morganite has a glimmering effect because of the way light radiates off of it. This makes for a great sparkle from the ring that rivals that of a diamond. Even better, this sparkle is accompanied by a durable gem suited for an engagement ring and comes at a much more affordable price.
Morganite has both hardness and durability for daily wear, not to mention is a very suitable gemstone for engagement rings as it ranks 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale making it as durable as it is eye-catching. It also produces a high-degree of brilliance and is more affordable, the gem normally sells for $300 per carat with a custom cut, making it a great diamond alternative.
Being a variety of Beryl, Morganite has shades of pink, orange, and purple which are associated with the heart.