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How do gemstones get their color Why we see Same Stones of Different Colors
How do gemstones get their color when original stones,
especially diamonds, look transparent. From
sparkling white too off white tored to
vibrant yellowand turquoise green as
many gemstones are found in white transparent form many stones get their color
when they Gemstones get their colorby
the response from the natural as well as artificial lightthey come in contact with.
The color of any stone is due to the natural light in the environment.We know that day light, sunlight, which looks
white is in fact a combination of all colors of the spectrum. When light comes
in contact with the gemstone lost of the light is absorbed and a small amount of light in a particular frequency
or wavelength is reflected.This part
that is reflected reaches the eye and the eye sees the colorof the gem stone. Example the emerald absorbs
all the other colors of the spectrum and reflects green, ruby, absorbs all the other colors of white light,
blue green and reflect red.
Colorful Gemstones jewellery
The same gems tone can also be found in many different colors.
Even though the composition of the stone is same the amount of impurities will
affect the amount and frequency of light reflected from each stone and hence
the same named composition gemstone may also exhibit different shades and
We see the original stones and the lab created stones, difference
being the original gemstones may be a bit dullwith impurities inside the stone and the lab created ones are treated to
bring out the vibrancy and sparkle of the gemstone by cut and polishing. Gemstone
manufacturers also manipulate and process certain treatment to the stones to
bring about a more vibrant, and rich color in any gemstone.
It is seen that a process of heating more often improves the
clarity and deepness of the color of the gemstone.