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I think I found a diamond. How can I tell if it's real or fake. ?

I was raking my backyard when I saw a large diamond looking jewel in my yard. I was a bit dirty but I didn't wash cas I didn't know if I would damage it or not. iwas suppose to check at a jewelry store but my mother keeps forgetting. any directions to see if it's real.??

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Nobody, not even jewelers can tell from just looking with the naked eye.

Take it to any jewelry store, and they have a small pen sized devise that they touch the stone with which will instantly tell you if it is or is not a diamond. You can see the results while they test it so you will know they are not scamming you like in the old days, when they just looked at it with a loop.

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One simple test to tell whether or not a diamond is real is to simply breathe on it. If you breathe on the stone and it gets damp and foggy, then chances are it's not really a diamond at all.

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Try scratching some glass or mirror, if it scratches it is more probable it is real, then take it to jeweler or pawn shop they can tell you for sure

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u have to rub on the floor or door then real diamond ring.

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Water will not hurt a diamond, so scrub with a detergent and a toothbrush. (not over the sink). The jeweler will be able to tell by looking at it through a lupe looking at the inclusions and facets. I hope you are right.

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Synthetic diamonds and other stones can scratch glass. Go to the jeweler and avoid the pawn shops.
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smash it with a hammer if it doesn't break then its real if not then im not responsible :)

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Scratch a piece of glass or window, if it leaves indentation then it's real. When you bring it to jeweler for authentication do not leave overnight, they should have an answer within minutes to test. Trust no one .

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i found a diamond, how I can tell that's real of fake? All you have to say that it's shining like a diamond in the sky! They will believe.. :p

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Well one easy way to check its genuineness is to turnoff an overhead lights and keep the diamond in your pocket and then focus your torch light on it. If the diamond is real then you can look for the sign of fluorescence, else it?s fake. Also, you can inspects the diamond settings as well.

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http://superlightdiamonds.com/c-18-certified.aspx having the wide range of loose diamonds with great authenticity and quality.

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