Many gemstones on the market undergo some sort of treatment for improvement in colour and appearance. We’ve already discussed heat treatment, and in addition to that, other common gemstone treatments include Beryllium treatment, Diffusion, Fracture Filling, and Irradiation. Beryllium treatment, used mostly for Orange and Yellow Sapphires, is when the element Beryllium is added during… Continue reading Which One To Opt For: Treated Gemstones Or Untreated Gemstones?
Sapphire and ruby are almost the same mineral because they fall in the category of corundum. All members of the corundum family are aluminum oxide, which in its pure state is colourless. But you might be thinking how does the colour appear, the one you see at stores. Are they artificial? Well, the colours are… Continue reading The Enchantment Of Yellow Sapphire