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Peridot Buying Guide

…to the naked eye. Nevertheless, most peridots do contain inclusions visible under magnification, including their distinctive “lily…

Amethyst Buying Guide

…show great transparency. Some specimens with small inclusions may be used for carving or cabochons. Small inclusions in large, dark stones…

Jade Buying Guide

…State, Indo-Burma Range, Burma) 1” by James St. John. Licensed under CC By 2.0. Clarity Although ideally eye clean, jade usually has…

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