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Inclusions in Gems, a view of the inner world of gemstones


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 INCLUSIONS  IN GEMS A view of the inner world of gemstones The inner world of gems is fascinating. Inclusions found within gems are the things that get gemmologists hooked on this science. We love to look at the fascinating crystals, … Continue reading

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Colombian emerald crystals and jewels


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Colombian emeralds tell their stories well. The inclusions are so distinctive that they really can’t be from anywhere else. These hexagonal crystals have recently come from the Chivor mine in Colombia. They have “three phase” inclusions, with a solid, a … Continue reading

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Untreated Star Sapphire


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Sapphires are amazing for many reasons, including the diversity of colours they may have, the phenomena that may have, and the parts of the world where they may occur. On average, sapphires are thought to be blue, but they really … Continue reading

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Unheated Sapphires


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Sapphires and rubies are among the best known gems in the world, the gems flowing through the hands of storybook pirates when they delve into their treasure chests. The gems that are entirely untreated, and are the colour they were … Continue reading

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Emeralds


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At auction, you never know what will show up. With the November 24, 2013 Dupuis Jewellery Auction, there is a great range of fine gems. Among the gems, it is interesting to note the majority of the emeralds are from … Continue reading

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