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H and I Stones with Flouresence

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Rough_Rock
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I''m looking at two stones in the 2 ct range. The H has a medium blue flouresence. The I has a faint flouresence.

The H looks a lot whiter.

Does the flourescence add or subtract from the value of the stone?

 

Richard Sherwood

Ideal_Rock
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Approximate discount for medium blue fluorescence in "H" color stone:
IF-VVS clarity.....VS clarity.....SI-I clarity
-1 to -3%..........0 to -2%.......0%..........

Approximate discount for faint blue fluorescence in "I" color stone:
IF-VVS clarity.....VS clarity.....SI-I clarity
0%.................0%.............0%..........
 

Lugus

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price goes down, color looks better....life can be good sometimes


everything else being the same, go with the H.
 
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