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by Druid
4 years ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: Too many “simulants”!
Replies: 35
Views: 19311

Re: Too many “simulants”!

Shop lc.

disgraces itself flooding the on line auction with $1 shop items simulants.
by Druid
4 years ago
Forum: Education
Topic: Put info about gem cuts
Replies: 9
Views: 6834

Re: Put info about gem cuts

Pay aytention at the word Natural gem.Natural is a deceptive marketing word for a treated gem when they don't want to mention the treatment.
Never believe that Natural means Genuine.
by Druid
4 years ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: Russian (Chrome) diopside
Replies: 20
Views: 10357

Re: Russian (Chrome) diopside

It' s a green nice stone with low value. The carat is very cheap and there is an abundance of them in Russia: don' t believe the fake news that this gem is rare. Also it is not treated. The color can vary from a nice almost like emerald green to a dull dark green.
by Druid
4 years ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: Ruby Smackdown
Replies: 19
Views: 8787

Re: Ruby Smackdown

I would not advise anyone to buy rubies that bear names like Niassa or Mahaleo : they are all fissure filled or lead healed basically you buy a stone filled with 99 per cent glass. In general all rubies are heated but those heated are of better quality than those fissure field.Indian rubies are chea...
by Druid
4 years ago
Forum: Shop LC Apps
Topic: Enough of Simulated gems
Replies: 1
Views: 1732

Enough of Simulated gems

Why does Shop lc disgrace itself selling on auction and elsewhere those $1 value simulated , glass stones is beyond common sense. They are not even cubic zirconia (cz) and make customers like myself go away.
by Druid
4 years ago
Forum: Jewelry
Topic: Too many “simulants”!
Replies: 35
Views: 19311

Re: Too many “simulants”!

Totally agree.They sell only junk recently on auction and amazingly there are people who fell for it or just trolls who boost the prices.