Gem Identification Made Easy will help you:
Open your eyes to the types of treatments, imitations, synthetics, look-alikes, and fakes in the gem market today; Learn how to tell the difference between them. Quickly spot: Synthetics, including synthetic emeralds and diamonds; Filled diamonds; Diffused “blue” sapphires and “red” rubies; HPHT-treated diamonds … and much more!
Determine how to spot the newest “composite” imitations.
Learn how to identify recently discovered gems such as “Mandarin” garnet, red “emerald,” and North Carolina’s chromium-rich emeralds.
Discover new treatments such as surface coatings to create “fancy color” diamonds and improve or change the color of many gemstones.
Know when to seek help from a professional gemologist or lab.
Become more professional in your business or hobby