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How do gemstones get their color?

Posted by Penny Brill on

How do gemstones get their color?

If you have ever wondered what makes a ruby red vs a sapphire blue, or better yet why there are so many different hues to a stone, such as a ruby. Why a ruby can go from pink to blood red and why are some clear while others are opaque?  Which stone is the better one? Lets be honest, not all stones are created equal!  This can make shopping and comparing very difficult for the consumer. This is why I highly recommend shopping with a reputable jeweler, you can do all the research in the world but a good jeweler can spot an inclusion or...

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