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There are several ways to tell if a diamond is real, but the easiest is to take it to a licensed jeweler. If this is not an option, there are several home-test methods to determine a diamond's legitimacy, such as pen mar...

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Blowing breath onto a diamond, rubbing it with sandpaper, observing how it sparkles and how it refracts light are ways to determine its authenticity. Studying a diamond's imperfections is another technique, though this r...

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Real diamonds are more transparent and efficient at conducting heat than moissanite and cubic zirconia stones. Under magnification, real diamonds refract differently than their fake counterparts and have minute physical ...

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Blowing breath onto a diamond, rubbing it with sandpaper, observing how it sparkles and how it refracts light are ways to determine its authenticity. Studying a diamond's imperfections is another technique, though this r...

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To sell jade stones, get an expert appraisal, in writing, from a gem appraiser, jeweler, antiques dealer or auction house. Before setting a price, check the selling prices on online auctions, not the asking prices, and l...

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To get a pearl appraised, visit a jeweler, a jewelry specialist or a gem appraisal laboratory. A dedicated appraiser with credentials is a better choice than a jeweler who mostly specializes in selling jewelry.

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Clean a diamond by soaking it in an ammonia-based cleaner overnight. Gently scrub away dirt and debris with a soft-bristle toothbrush, and blot it dry with a soft cloth. Repeat up to two times per week to sustain its bri...

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