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How to view florescence?

ghostm42

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soxfan|1461365836|4022612 said:
Will a black light do?

Yes, a black light will work. In fact, I attached a photo that I just took 2 minutes ago. The left is a diamond with faint fluoro. The right is a CZ with no fluoro. I don't have a diamond with no fluoro (yet). It's actually a lot more obvious in real life than in the photo.

fluoro.jpg

This is the black light I used, but any black light should do:
http://www.amazon.com/UV-Detect%C2%AE-Ultraviolet-Black-Flashlight/dp/B01B25K3JE?ie=UTF8
 

soxfan

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Thanks! I guess I need to get the flashlight. All I see under the black light is purple sparkles!
 

diamondseeker2006

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It helps for the room to be somewhat dark, too. I also got a uv penlight from Amazon for under $10.
 

RetroTreeGal

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Hee hee hee! Marcy that fun collage made me giggle like a little kid! :D
 

marcy

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RetroTreeGal|1461510846|4023063 said:
Hee hee hee! Marcy that fun collage made me giggle like a little kid! :D

That's great! A giggle a day is good for us all. :wavey:
 

msop04

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These are such fun photos!! My new diamond has faint fluoro, and I can't wait to get my flashlight and play! :bigsmile:
 
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