Opinions on Gemstone Treatments


  • What do you think of gemstone treatments?
  • Low Temperature Heat Treatment
  • High Temperature Heat Treatment
  • Reconstituted Gems
  • Clarity Enhancement Fillings
  • High Pressure, High Temperature Treatment in Diamonds
  • Irradiation Treatment
  • Bleach and Dye
  • Impregnation
  • Laser Drilling
  • Color Coating
  • Lattice Diffusion
  • Acid and Polymer Treatment in Jade
  • Page 13 – Opinions on Gemstone Treatments

What do you think of gemstone treatments?

At IGS, we refer to treated gems as natural stones that have undergone treatment. However, there are people with opposing views. Some believe that any human alteration other than cut and polish makes a stone unnatural, and others view some mild treatments as acceptable while rejecting more intensive treatments.

Let us know what you think about gem treatments in this quick survey.

First, tell us who you are:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If “Other”, please specify: