Gemologists have long used machines in diamond grading but technology has made it possible for them to “learn” how to do it on their own.
How To Buy Colored Gemstones
Give your customers the full gemstone buying experience by using the 6C's.
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The process of purchasing a colored gemstone – be it a ruby or emerald – is a complex one, with multiple factors to consider. Thankfully, these have been distilled into the famous "6 C's", a handy catch-all that all prospective buyers should familiarize themselves with. Most of these are fairly tangible – for instance, color, cut, carat, clarity and certification – but the sixth, and arguably most important, of the Cs – character – is purely instinct-driven.
Character & Inclusion
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