Fluorescence is a phenomenon that naturally occurs in diamonds when exposed to ultraviolet light. This can cause them to emit bluish light in some circumstances. The GIA (Gemological Institute of America) identifies the intensity of the fluorescence on their grading report by noting; None, Faint, Medium, Strong and Very Strong.
Due to the delicate nature of vintage, antique and filigree jewelry, it take special care to ensure it becomes a family heirloom. Here are a few suggestions to help keep your purchase shining for years to come!
We get a lot of questions regarding the difference between our Die Striking process and the industry standard of casting. Although we try to illustrate the difference through a simple explanation of our process, it really needs to be examined on a microscopic level to fully understand the advantages.