Nick Hodgson of www.astrogems.com explains how he buys gemstone crystal material on the streets in the gem mining areas of Sri Lanka. the challenge is to find unheated clean non flawed crystals for cutting and faceting into beautiful gemstones.
Gemstones that become loose in their settings can cause damage to both the gem and the setting. A regular inspection of jewelry can catch this problem in its early stages, bef...
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