Moreshine Gemstone
Moreshine Gemstone

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Birthstones by Month

  • January..........  Garnet, Lapis
  • February …......... Amethyst
  • March  …..........Aquamarine, onyx
  • April …............... Diamond
  • May …................ Emerald
  • June............... …. Alexandrite, Moonstone
  • July................ …. Ruby
  • August................. Peridot
  • September..... …..Sapphire
  • October................ Tourmaline, Opal
  • November............Citrine, Topaz
  • December............ Blue Zircon, Tanzanite, Turquoise

Types of Gem Treatments

  1.  • Bleaching
  2. • Cavity filling
  3. • Colorless impregnation
  4. • Dyeing
  5. • Fracture filling
  6. • Heating
  7. • Irradiation
  8. • Lattice diffusion
  9. • Sugar and smoke treatments
  10. • Surface modification

GIA Cut Grade

  • Excellent
  • Very Good
  • Good
  • Fair
  • Poor

GIA Diamond Clarity Grade

FL - Flawless: No inclusions or blemishes are visible to a skilled grader using 10x magnification.


IF - Internally Flawless: No inclusions, only blemishes are visible to a skilled grader using 10x magnification.


VVS1, VVS2 - Very, Very Slightly Included: Inclusions are difficult for a skilled grader to see under 10x magnification.


VS1, VS2 - Very Slightly Included: Inclusions are clearly visible under 10x magnification but can be characterized as minor.


SI1,SI2 - Slightly Included: Inclusions are noticeable to a skilled grader using 10x magnification.


I1, I2, I3 - Included: Inclusions are obvious under 10x magnification and may affect transparency and brilliance.


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