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Green Ovalt Tourmaline 8x6x4mm 1.15 carats

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All gemstones in our inventory and our jewelry are Natural mined gemstones, None are lab created,lab grown,man  made, or synthetics.
 

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Enhancement

 

Clarity

xType I Gemstones  -Usually eye clean None-Not  Enhanced. A gemstone that has only undergone the standard process of cutting  and polishing.
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VVS-Minute inclusions, difficult to see under 10X. Eye clean..
 xExamples-  Aquamarine,Green & Yellow Chrysoberyl,Morganite,Tanzanite, Green  Tourmaline, Blue ZirconxHeat-The  use of heat to effect desired alteration of color, clarity and/or phenomena.
VS-Minor inclusions, somewhat easy to see with 10X. Usually eye clean
   Heating  and Pressure: The use of heat and pressure combined to effect desired  alterations of color, clarity and/or phenomena. SI1-Easily noticeable inclusions with 10X. Slightly visible to the unaided eye

Type II  Gemstones-Usually included Irradiation:  The use of neutrons, gamma rays or beta particles (high energy electrons) to  alter a gemstones color. The irradiation may be followed by a heating  process. SI2-Very prominent inclusions to unaided eye.

Examples-  Alexandrite,Amethyst, Ametrine,Citrine, All Garnet, Iolite, Peridot, All  Sapphire & Ruby, Spinel, Blue, Orange & Yellow Tourmaline, Green,  Orange, Red or Yellow Zircon
Oiling/Resin  Infusion: The filling of surface-breaking fissures with colorless oil, wax,  resin or other colorless substances, except glass or plastic, to improve the  gemstones appearance. I1-Significant inclusions,Moderate effect on appearance or durability
   Waxing/Oiling:  The impregnation of a colorless wax, paraffin or oil in porous opaque or  translucent gemstones to improve appearance. I2-Significant  inclusions,Severe effect on appearance or durability
 Type  III Gemstones-Almost always included Filling:  The filling of surface-breaking cavities or fissures with colorless glass,  plastic, or similar substances.This process may improve durability and/or  appearance, and/or to add weight.  
 Examples-  Bixbite, Emerald, Red, Pink or Watermelon Tourmaline Diffusion:  The use of chemicals in conjunction with high temperatures to produce  ARTIFICIAL color change and/or asterism-producing inclusions.  
   Coating:  The use of such surface enhancements as lacquering, enameling, inking,  foiling or sputtering of films to improve appearance, provide color or add  other special effects.  


  • Model: GTOURMDK115
  • 1 Units in Stock

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