Best things to look for in Rough Gem Stones
01 Oct 2020 0 Comments
All about Rough Gem StonesGemstone: A gemstone is a precious or semiprecious stone that has been cut, polished, or modified to be used as a personal insignia or as decoration. In Gemstones world, the stones are divided into three sections, i.e. Faceted Gems, Rough Gems, and Specimens. In this article, we will focus on Rough / Raw Gemstones. Rough Gemstones: A gemstone in its purest form that has not yet been cut or polished; referred to as rough gemstones.
Things to look for in Rough Gem stones:Good Color, Good Clarity, Good Shape, and Good Size are typical, desirable traits in rough gemstones. Good Color: Your eye will automatically find the most expensive stones because “Pretty” is in the eye of the viewer. Color is the key in any colored gemstone. According to a survey, around 60% of gems are evaluated on their color, so look at color carefully, in different lighting conditions because a gemstone will probably look different under lamp light than sunlight. Color distribution: Gems and minerals usually display uneven color distribution, caused by different aspects, such as:
- Color zoning
- Sectoral color distribution
- Irradiation Factor