Natural color enhanced diamonds are natural, mined diamonds. Once they are faceted, they are treated in a couple of different ways, which include electronic beam and high heat.
Diamond "enhancements" are specific treatments performed on cut, polished natural diamonds, which are designed to improve the visual or gemological characteristics of the stone, but not necessarily increase its value.
Enhanced: Nearly all gemstones available today have been enhanced to bring out their best color or to strengthen them.
A gemstone that has been treated to improve one or more of its characteristics including colour, clarity and strength. Some common enhancements are heating, oiling or coating the surface, irradiation, filling cracks and dyeing ...
Enhanced This indicates that this type of gemstone is routinely enhanced.
Enhanced: an enhanced gem has received some type of treatment to change its characteristics: Ex. irradiation, heating, dyeing, oiling, laser drilling, etc.
Enhanced stones are stones that have been treated to improve their color, clarity, finish, strength, or other characteristics.
Foutz enhanced turquoise: This is the common name for medium-grade turquoise treated by a proprietary process that impregnates and hardens the stone with vaporized quartz.
COLOR-ENHANCED: Any treatment process that enhances or changes the color of a gemstone. This may include heat-treating, irradiation, dying, bleaching, oiling, to name a few.
Clarity Enhanced: A diamond that has been treated to improve its appearance by filling fissures or fractures with a transparent substance.
clarity enhanced See fracture filled.
clarity grade The position of a diamond's clarity grade falls on a GIA scale that ranges from flawless down to I3.
Enhanced by beautiful pictures of vineyards, wine labels, and Stevenson himself demonstrating the art of wine tasting, from examining and nosing the wine to spitting it out, this a visually beautiful as well as an informative volume.
Forever Brilliant Moissanite
Amora Moissanite Jewelry
Forever Brilliant Jewelry ...
Enhanced sometimes to improve the colour.
Brazil, Australia, Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, Zambia, Canada, India, Madagascar, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka and USA.
Enhanced rubies using glass and jelly fills should be cleaned in a different way and the vendor is expected to inform buyers regarding cleaning methods of such stones.
Enhanced: Modifying a stone's characteristics such as color, finish of strength to name a few. Most gemstones found today have been enhanced. Common enhancements include: oiling, bleaching and dyeing.
Not Enhanced (N)
The "N" symbol is used on our invoices to indicate one of two situations. First, there are certain gemstones that are not currently known to be enhanced (alexandrite, some garnets, etc.).
Some gemstones are known not to be enhanced at all.
Any treatment process that enhances or changes the color of a gemstone. Common treatments include but are not limited to heat-treating, irradiation, dying, bleaching, and oiling.
Comfort Fit: ...
[N] Not enhanced.
Calibrated Mexican Fire Opal
Specify size, shape and quality when ordering. Prices are subject to change without notice. Actual carat weight may vary from the average carat weight listed.
Clarity Enhanced, Clarity Enhancement
The "improvement" in the apparent clarity of a diamond usually by filling surface cracks with glass. Not recommended.
Treated or enhanced gemstones are generally available in less price as compared to natural or non-treated gemstones.
Whether color enhanced, lasered, or cut from the most perfect raw state, your jeweler will inform you of the magical journey your diamond has followed, from deep within earth's mantle to the fine, finished gemstone you see before you.
Bright red AB enhanced red crystal beads are combined with brass flower elements. More »
Ceramic Dragonfly and Fiber Bracelet. Tammy Powley
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Color-Enhanced:A treatment process that alters a gemstone's color. Heat, irradiation, dying, bleaching and oiling are among possible treatments that enhance gemstone color.
This energy may be enhanced by the use of affirmations. In our consultations, we customize affirmations for our clients. Some examples might be:
Resentment (Willow) ...
Retro Cuff Bracelet Enhanced by Applied Charms and Stickpins c.1945.
Photo Courtesy of Christie's.
Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin "Reflection" Emerald Bracelet. c.1940
Photo Courtesy of Sotheby's.
This new cut enhanced the fire and light of the stone; it had a small table, a high crown, wide step facets, a deep pavilion and square culet. This cut became very popular in Art Deco jewelry and was a forerunner of the emerald cut.
ANHYDRITE Communication with angels and guides, enhanced psychic perception, self acceptance and forgiveness
ANGELITE Serenity, angelic communication and expanded awareness ...
It facilitates balancing of the mental process such that the attunement to the higher-self can be attained, and ones awareness and spirituality can be enhanced.
Pictures are enhanced to improve the colour and they add all sorts of tags like "super AAAAA Tanzanite" and equally subjective and meaningless terms to entice the buyer.
In 1990s, a new type of enhanced topaz made its appearance. Not all colorless topaz can be enhanced to a good blue color. This situation left a large quantity of low value colorless topaz material on the market, with little demand for such gems.
Although opal is rarely enhanced by methods other than cutting and polishing, opals can be treated to bring out their play of color.
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