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Sapphire Buying Guide - International Gem Society


Mention sapphire and most people will probably imagine blue colored gems. ... on a sapphire buying adventure, learn how to evaluate a sapphire's quality and ...

How to Buy Sapphire: 15 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow


When buying sapphire, you should know how to evaluate the quality of the stone to ... While blue is the most common color for a sapphire, these gemstones also ...

How to Evaluate the Quality of Sapphire Gemstones - Jewelry Notes


The sapphire should be reasonably clean when viewed with the naked eye. Too many inclusions will make the stone less clear and also detract from its color.

Colored Gem Evaluation - Emporia State University


Diamond, ruby, sapphire, emerald, and topaz are all central to a jeweler's ... Unfortunately, there is a paradox with evaluating colored stones in that often times ...

The 4 C's Of Sapphire Quality | Sapphire Quality Factors


Sapphires occur in an enormous range of colors, and to some extent, each color has its own specific evaluation criteria. Because sapphires come in such a ...

Ruby & Sapphire | Judging Quality & Prices


The dispersion of corundum is so low (0.028) and the masking effect of the rich body color so high, that it is generally not a factor in ruby and sapphire evaluation  ...

How to grade and value a gemstone - WildFishGems


How to evaluate colored gemstones: ... the padparadscha, the rhodolite or cornflower blue sapphire which are characterized by the combination of hue and tint.

Sapphire Ring Buying Guide - How to Evaluate, Identify and select ...


The most important thing when selecting a colored gemstones is to choose a .... Our guides shows you step-by-step how to evaluate sapphire and settings in ...

COLORED STONES - Gemological Institute of America - GIA


you'll learn how to evaluate colored stones quickly and accurately. Later, .... exceptional ruby's pure red hue (left) eclipses the hue of the orange sapphire ( right),.

Passion Fruit: A Lover's Guide to Sapphire — Pala international


This is the color – an intense azure hue matched in the world of gems only by the finest ... This is, of course, apropos in the evaluation of any gem, but of utmost ...