Archive for the 'Treated Diamonds' Category

Some Advices on How to Choose a Diamond

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Some people prefer to buy a diamond stone and then to think over a jewelry they want to make out of it. In this regard you should know what to pay attention when making a choice. In the course of the issue how to avoid mistakes when buying diamonds, it would be logical to know [...]

Laser Inscription and Diamonds

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Diamond is a magic stone due to its brilliance and luster. Since it’s the most solid and long-lasting stone in the world people tend to believe that it’s perfect. And once there is a small sing on man’s interference on a gem it’s automatically considered as a spoiled. This is a wrong belief we are [...]

Color Enhanced Diamonds

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Diamonds are precious and expensive, colored diamonds are four, five, ten and even more times expensive than white diamonds. To make them more affordable for mere customers diamonds undergo color treatment. This is a sophisticated procedure that adds color to a gem without devastating its structure, so that it still remains the most solid and [...]

HPHT Diamonds: Putting Things Right

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Lack of knowledge in some issues can lead to wrong conclusions and form incorrect attitude to the object. To not that happen with synthetic and treated diamonds there is an article that will allow you to clear up all the aspects of laboratory-grown, which are often called HPHT diamonds, as well as HPHT diamonds that [...]

Yet Another Diamond Scam

Friday, January 24th, 2014

The more expensive the product is, the larger the number of scams about it is too. Logically, diamond scams are just numerous! Some of them are: diamonds with more facets sparkle more, diamond clarity is the most important factor, multiple color grade of a diamond, approximate carat weight, diamonds of SI3 clarity and so on. [...]

Treated Diamonds: What are They?

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Diamonds are always desirable gems and there is hardly a person who can stay indifferent towards them. But the main obstacle on the way of buying that alluring diamond jewelry is a high price. One can opt for diamond simulants as a cheap alternative but it will be a very far reflection of diamond brilliance, [...]

Forewarned is Forearmed: Identifying Lab Grown and Treated Diamonds

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Progress doesn’t stand still. On the one hand, it allows to discover previously unknown materials to solve previously inextricable problems, yet, on the other hand, it has its bad sides, too. But in case with synthetic diamond this is quite a dilemma to decide which side to lean on. The good side is that lab [...]

Pursuit of the Best Technology to Detect Diamonds?

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Alongside diamond creating companies offering CVR and HPHT gems as well as producers of diamond-like jewelry, there seems to be a range of manufacturers competing for producing best diamond detecting device. The need of it is obvious: the buyers of natural diamonds must be sure they are paying for the right product, while those opting [...]

What’s Under the Surface?

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

It’s quite easy to get become blinded by diamond’s brilliance and luster. The customer’s eyes are always glued to the shop windows when they pass by the jewelry shops. It’s impossible to resist the temptation to enjoy the dazzle and rays of sunlight however even diamond’s brilliance can be deceptive. Many retailers sometimes aspire very [...]

Fracture Filling of Diamonds

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

There are many discussions on the issue of man made diamonds and diamond simulants and warnings not to be enticed by their prices but instead to focus your attention and get your wallet ready for natural diamonds only. However, even natural diamonds can be not that excellent when they are treated. It’s hard to find [...]

The Demand for Clarity Enhanced Diamonds is Growing

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

There is no need to remind you that diamonds apart from being very alluring are also very expensive. In this regard diamonds are reasonable price seem incompatible. However due to current economy customers and buffs of diamond jewelry decided to opt for less expensive diamonds known as treated diamonds. Clarity enhancement is one of the [...]

Pros and Cons of Clarity Enhanced Diamonds

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

In keeping with the previous post, we though it would be right to present some pros and cons of clarity enhanced diamonds, what can be especially useful for the customers who are viewing an option of purchasing the above mentioned gems. Hope this information will be handy and enable you to make a right decision. [...]

Clarity Enhanced Diamonds: How Do They Do That?

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

What do you pay attention when you choose a diamond or a diamond jewelry? Usually these are external characteristics like cut, luster, size and color. But there is one more feature you should take into account – clarity. The 4Cs of diamonds are the following: cut, color, clarity and carat weight. These are the criteria [...]

Most Common Methods For Improving Diamond Color

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Apparently, apart from being girls’ best friends diamonds are also known as the priciest gems in the world. But there is the difference between them primarily in size, cut, clarity and color. While the first three affect the price, this is the last one that skyrockets it to sometimes unbelievable costs. Now it’s clear why [...]

Irradiated Diamond

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

The diamond market is the gem world’s last bastion of prissiness about gemstone treatment. Whereas colored stone dealers have faced such facts of life as heating, irradiation and impregnation, and pearl dealers long ago made peace with culturing, diamond dealers still seem to be grappling with the realities of enhancement. A case in point: irradiated [...]

Study of Gemology: Czochralski or “Pulled” Gemstone Synthesis

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

In 1917, a Polish chemist perfected a method of creating crystals that would allow for the computer industry to flourish many decades later. This method came to be known as the Czochralski method, named after this scientist. Also known as the “pulled” method, this process allows for large crystals to be literally “pulled” out of [...]

HPHT Diamond Treatment

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

What are HPHT treated diamonds? HPHT stands for high pressure, high temperature, and is a laboratory process which can be used to change the color in some gem diamonds. In the 1990s, scientists began to experiment with ways to modify diamond color using the high temperature and high pressure technique. HPHT treatment can change the [...]

Diamond Treatment Methods

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Diamonds and gemstone treatments or enhancements refer to the way some gems are altered or treated to improve their appearance or durability. The effects of some treatments may lesson or change over time and some treated stones may require special care. Sometimes, enhancements affect the value of the stone.

Treatments and Synthetics

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Imitations diamonds and faked improvements to natural stones date back thousands of years. Real synthetic diamonds were first developed by GE and ASEA in the 1950′s and industrial abrasive diamonds have been made this way ever since using High Pressure, High Temperature presses (HPHT). But colorless gem diamonds are more expensive to make, than to [...]

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