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Reply To: Tools Needed To Start A Gem Lab

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I think that all depends on what you intend doing. If you mean to compete with the ‘Big Boys’ then the sky is the limit on what you need and what you have to pay out. If you intend to provide a service to the industry by verifying gems for jewelers and public then the basic tools would be all you need and if you have qualified as a Gemologist most if not all of those tools you would already have purchased in order to complete your course.
Have a read of this for all the basics – https://www.gemsociety.org/article/gemology-tools/

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