evolution of color”TM
A unique collection of gemstones –
untreated and guaranteed to be of natural origin.
is a unique line of gemstones, brought
to the marketplace by TruGEms, INC and guaranteed be ALL NATURAL, ALL THE TIME.
Most gems are treated in some way to enhance their appearance. Heating a
stone can permanently change its color – this process has been used for
centuries. Examples include aquamarine, zircon, tanzanite and sapphire, all of
which are routinely heated to change or improve their color. Other treatments
include irradiation (blue topaz, golden beryl), fracture filling with oil
(emerald), fracture filling with melted glass (ruby), impregnation (turquoise,
opal), high temperature and pressure color alteration (diamond), surface
diffusion (sapphire) and dying (agate).
Many gemstones have also been duplicated in the laboratory. These synthetic gemstones are beautiful and have properties almost identical to their natural counterparts, but lack the rarity that gives natural gemstones their intrinsic and historic value. Sophisticated laboratory tests are usually needed to distinguish between gems that are natural and untreated, versus gems that are synthetic or have been treated in some way. Many jewelers are unfamiliar with new and undisclosed gemstone treatments, and may lack awareness of the existence of many types of synthetics. Jewelry buying has therefore become an information minefield for the consumer.
The solution is to purchase gems that are guaranteed to be of natural origin and untreated in any way. This unique guarantee is made only by TRUGEMS, Inc., with its collection of gemstones marketed under the trademark NATURAL SELECTIONTM .
Gems in the line include:
GOLDEN SUNSTONE SPESSARTINE ALMANDINE PERIDOT
gemstones come with a certificate of origin. In most cases, these gems
were cut by TRUGEMS, Inc. from raw material extracted from its own mines.
NATURALSELECTIONTM ,an idea whose time has come,
truly represents “The evolution of color”
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Tel: (301) 977-0335
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