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by Shawne
8 months ago
Forum: General Conversation
Topic: New grading system for Tanzanite?
Replies: 35
Views: 2524

Re: New grading system for Tanzanite?

I wanted to post this reply from Danielle as she was kind enough to get back to me on my question about cobalt treatment for tanzanites. I know several of you were interested so I am posting her response. Enjoy! "I got confirmation from our merchandising team that we do not use any other treatment o...
by Shawne
8 months ago
Forum: General Conversation
Topic: New grading system for Tanzanite?
Replies: 35
Views: 2524

Re: New grading system for Tanzanite?

Moderator_Danielle, I appreciate your feedback. However, I had checked on the gemstone treatment on the Shoplc website before I posted this and heating was all that was mentioned. If that is the only treatment on these particular stones then I assume if I take it to an appraiser that it will be fine...
by Shawne
8 months ago
Forum: General Conversation
Topic: New grading system for Tanzanite?
Replies: 35
Views: 2524

Re: New grading system for Tanzanite?

moderator_Danielle, would you please respond to the forum about this topic? It is important enough to those of us who buy tanzanites, some very expensive ones, to get a definitive answer from the official source. I did run this up the chain and have heard nothing back. Can you please respond? Thank ...
by Shawne
8 months ago
Forum: General Conversation
Topic: New grading system for Tanzanite?
Replies: 35
Views: 2524

Re: New grading system for Tanzanite?

I have contacted personal shopper and they have forwarded to QC department to find out what they are buying. But, I would be very curious to hear from you Moderator_Danielle to see if you can escalate this concern for us on the forum. I love tanzanite and would like the straight scoop on this, as do...
by Shawne
8 months ago
Forum: General Conversation
Topic: New grading system for Tanzanite?
Replies: 35
Views: 2524

Re: New grading system for Tanzanite?

Moderator, this is a rather important topic to get an answer on. Shoplc has been pretty good about disclosing treatments for niassa ruby and diamonds, as well as sapphires. But I have seen no treatments other than heat treatment for tanzanite. Are any of the tanzanites you sell getting cobalt treatm...