Welcome to the IGS Forums! Please note that you'll need to create an account to participate in these forums. Please read our brief Forum Rules and Etiquette.
Show More Information
Forums Home » Reply To: Steely Blue Sapphire… treated or not?

Reply To: Steely Blue Sapphire… treated or not?

#196260
Profile photo of ddawson
ddawson
Participant

Hi Luca,

It’s a bit difficult to tell from the photo, but it could certainly be a fingerprint/veil. I’m not sure what kind of doctor you are, but do you have access to an optometrist’s/ophthalmologist’s slit lamp? I’m an optometrist, and I use my slit lamp like a binocular gem microscope. Most slit lamps allow magnification from about 10x to 40x.

I’m not sure how small/large the stones are on this piece of jewelry, but it is certainly possible that these are all natural stones–unheated is less likely, but also certainly possible.

Best,

dd


Take your love of gemstones
To a New Level
Search in radius 25 miles

Recent Community Posts

eNews Signup

Skip to toolbar