Thanks Gemaholic!!! Just learned a ton. How does one tell the difference between a pink sapphire and a pink spinel then ? Also Can youGemaholic wrote: ↑1 month agoIf you use a UV light with a short wavelength (blue light) fillers will glow white..Also, your stone will not be uniform in color. I tested on a few Niassa pieces I bought in the past for fun and the fluorescence was uneven but not as bad as I thought it would be. The Burmese ones were sold so when you put them back to back you can see the difference.
share what a synthetic gemstone looks like under
a loupe? I have a couple lighted loupes but don’t know
what to look for. Glad you are still here