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mmpawnshop

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I finally got a uv light for diamonds and i started playing with it. according to my GIA books, the diamonds should have a blue flouorscence. so, i use my diamond ring and 2 out of 11 diamonds turned light blue to blue and the others turned purple like the uv light. can someone explain why the other diamonds didn''t turn blue? i thought diamonds are suppose to be blue under uv light.


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If they didn''t turn blue that means they don''t have flourescence, I think.
 

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Only diamonds with fluorescence will 'glow' under UV light. The rest won't.
 

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Date: 2/28/2007 4:50:56 PM
Author:mmpawnshop
I finally got a uv light for diamonds and i started playing with it. according to my GIA books, the diamonds should have a blue flouorscence. so, i use my diamond ring and 2 out of 11 diamonds turned light blue to blue and the others turned purple like the uv light. can someone explain why the other diamonds didn''t turn blue? i thought diamonds are suppose to be blue under uv light.


jenny
Start here:
There is a "must" link on the post Admin. posted on the following thread:

https://www.pricescope.com/community/threads/pink-fluorescence-mean-anything.58096/
 
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