Brilliance, Fire And Lustre- Know How These Make Your Gemstones Special!
What are brilliance, fire and lustre in a Gemstone and how these factors are assessed before buying a precious Gemstone? What determines price?
There is no doubt in the fact that while buying a gemstone we often look at the price. This is probably the only thing in the world, that if comes cheap, we will like to frown! Of course we will have various thoughts and doubts to fight.
Is this really a genuine one? Or is it really beautiful? Is it at all eyes pleasing? Well all in all, we are absolutely concerned about the beauty. And we know that buying a great looking gemstone can cost a fortune and we are ready to pay the same.
But then again what makes these gemstones look so great? The most basic things are no doubt the Brilliance, Lustre and finally the Fire!
Well, brilliance is a completely easy concept to deal with. This refers to the amount of light that the gemstones will reflect. But then there is a catch here. It has to be from the back of the crown to the eyes.
Practically it is supposed to reflect the light from deep inside its core! This absolutely can prove one important thing. Only the most transparent gemstones will have the quality of brilliance in them as well.
There is no doubt that there are three most important factors that play a great role in the brilliance. These are namely the refractive index, the clarity levels as well as the cut of the particular gemstone for sure!
This is absolutely why the diamonds that have great refractive index is also always judged on its cut! It is absolutely necessary for you to understand that only perfectly cut diamonds are absolutely the most amazing ones.
Brilliance is directly proportional to the clarity of the Gem also. The higher the clarity, the higher the light movement and hence the higher the brilliance
This is again another of the most important factors of choosing a gemstone. When the light reflects from the surface of the gemstones, the surface becomes visible to the people. The type of surface that people see is due to the lustre of a particular gemstone!
There are actually various types of lustres that you must be aware of. The pearly lustre is one of the most amazing types of lustres. Of course when the surface reveals a beautiful and colourful surface then it is known as the pearly lustre.
The matter though is not quite simple! The colours should be able to play on the surface of the gemstones. These make these gemstones beautiful. The adamantine lustre is all about the mirror like feeling. For example the type of lustre that diamonds possess.
Silky lustre is though, another of the most beautiful lustres that you can watch. These provide people with a visual feel of the cloth textures! The silky velvet lustre is most often seen in Sri Lankan Blue Sapphires of high clarity.
This is also known as dispersion. It is observed when a gemstone allows a light to pass through it and that too in different wavelengths. The inward glowing reflections most often referred to in fine Gemstones is an example of fire within the gemstone.
Diamond is one example of this phenomena.
The above three factors combine together to give what is called Life in a Gemstone
There are various other important characteristics of the gemstones. Selecting the gemstones based on these above-three factors matter a lot. These offer the people with the best results no doubt! And one will never regret buying a gemstone depending on these!
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Gemstoneuniverse.com Table Natural Colombian Emerald Gemstone Facts
|Gemstone||Natural Colombian Emerald|
|Treatment||None. Fully Natural|
|All inclusive Price||$ 3724.01/ INR 243317.50|
|Comments||Featured today is an extremely beautiful and rare Emerald Gemstone. The Colour is a pristine Green with just a hint of Blue that the Colombian Muzo Mine Emeralds are famous for. Beautiful colour that conveys vitality, vibrancy and the power of creation.
In addition look at the fantastic clarity levels. Such Emeralds with pure colour and over 95% clarity are hard to come by.
Perfection in cut optimizes maximum light movement and the Emerald looks much bigger then its optimum weight of 2.89 carats.
All 4 C’s combine together to give you a where you can view the Brilliance, Lustre and fire in one go.
A Gem is for a Gem-Indeed
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