Fake Diamonds and Real Diamond Differences

By: ratetake


The simplest, most honest answer to the question how to tell a real diamond from a fake is a professional to verify the diamond.
However, there are some basic rules. If you buy a diamond in a metal stamp control within the band: 10k, 14k, 18k, PL, and other precious metals, drawing the chance of stone mounted in the chassis TRUE.

If you have a magnifying glass or jeweler higher magnifying glass in hand, looking at the edges of the band and rock band. Soft edges indicate a forgery. It is also clear, smooth and waxy belt where the facets meet and direction of change in the "belly" of the stone.

It also allows you magnifying the stone defects: slight defects, inclusions, small fractures. These are natural products of the creation, and are difficult to imitate. Unfortunately, natural diamonds are also very popular with less imperfect, and small defects that are generally accepted by the intermediary are not easily recognizable to the fans.

The weight is a common indicator. Many of the materials used for counterfeiting are heavier or lighter than the real diamond: cubic zirconium, in particular, the most common faux diamonds, is a little heavy. If you have a scale and precision of the samples of diamonds, you can compare.

No scratches on the glass with the diamond. Not palpation acid tests, which can be used on metal. Do not break a diamond - you crash, and all other crystalline solid and better than many. You can try to stone formation fogging: a pure diamond heat quickly enough to change the stones before they can see. But it is a mere suspicion, not more, and is not far from the evidence. Composition stone, with a base material and a table of the diamond is "pass" the test, while the evidence of the value in terms of real value.

Again, the best way to tell a counterfeit from a real diamond for a seller to a meaningful evaluation. This means that we must carefully choose your jewelry and then ask for the documentation of each gem (each individually and the documentation can be a long way to determining the nature of your stones). A professional jeweler, working with sources, reliable, useful and can provide a degree of appreciation.

In the absence of insult to the channel jewelry, think very carefully before proceeding to an evaluation. These companies will show both the strengths and weaknesses of the mass-production on the production and distribution. They are often very well managed by honest men and women with the same honesty of support staff - but some of these shops are likely to have an extensive training in connection with a higher degree of jewelry, or the evaluation of highly qualified personnel.

You can find this control in the yellow pages or online advertising for assessment services, and some 'time to learn the background, licensing, and experience of the evaluator. A licensed jeweler, a worker in a commercial program, a former broker of stone - are good indicators of competence.

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