Treating colored gemstones to enhance their natural beauty is a common practice and nearly all gems sold by fine jewelry stores, including those sold by Allurez Jewelers. Jewelry gemstone enhancements include any treatment, other than cutting or polishing, that improves a gem’s beauty.
Some of the enhancements made to gemstones are mentioned below:
the use of chemicals to lighten or enhance color consistency.
the use of surface enhancements such as lacquering, enameling, inking, or foiling to improve appearance and provide color.
the application of heat to enhance a gemstone’s color and/or clarity.
the filling of surface cavities or fractures to improve appearance.
the use of laser and chemicals to alter inclusions.
the filling of cavities with a colorless oil wax or natural resin to improve appearance.
the use of a bonding agent within a porous gemstone to increase durability.
the use of chemicals and high temperatures to produce color.
the insertion of a colorless wax in porous opaque gemstones to improve appearance.