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


When buying sapphire, you should know how to evaluate the quality of the stone to ... The most prized color is royal blue, which is in the middle of the scale.

How to Evaluate the Quality of Sapphire Gemstones - Jewelry Notes


Sapphire Color. Look for sapphires whose color is intense and deep. If the stone is too dark or too light, or if the color is muddy and resembles ink, then the ...

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 ...

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.

How to Evaluate Sapphires | eHow


How to Evaluate Sapphires. Sapphires come in a wide range of beautiful colors. Most people think of this lovely gemstone as being a deep blue color, but ...

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 ...

Faceting Rough - How to evaluate and select it


Too Dark; Bad Dichroism, or a Closed C-axis; Bad Color Modifiers ... In stones that have directional color (Sunstone, Iolite, Sapphire, ...

COLORED STONES - Gemological Institute of America - GIA


Although pink sapphire, tourmaline, garnet, and spinel can all look similar, each gem ... you'll learn how to evaluate colored stones quickly and accurately. Later,.

Blue Sapphire Gemstone | Learning Library | GemCollector

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The most attractive Sapphires are those that are a pure blue. ... The key evaluation criteria for Sapphire, as with all coloured gems, remain the vividness of its ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Sapphire Grading Explained | The Natural Sapphire Company


Demand for laboratory grading within sapphires and other colored stones has ... Face-Up Cut Grade: an evaluation of a gemstone's symmetry, proportion, and ...

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  ...