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hello everyone

can some expert please give mee information on what we call coated polished diamonds???

is it possible that after that process some inclusions to become invisible???

thank you and have a niice day..

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Perhaps I'm a bit of a purist, but why would you want a coated diamond?

 

But to kind of half-answer your question, there are some other treatments, such as glass filling, laser drill holes and "bleaching" inclusions, that can make inclusions less noticeable, but they are still there and would be recorded when grading a diamond.


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The point of coating diamonds is to alter the color, not the clarity although, as Laurie points out, there are similar treatments used to mask certain types of inclusions. Even with that they don't become invisible, just a little harder to spot. I'm also with Laurie in wondering why you would want one. If you want a colored stone, there are far more effective and cheaper ways to get it than painting a diamond and if you want a diamond, why would you want to paint it? I suppose there's a market for everything and you can buy whatever you like but this one just doesn't appeal to me personally. Is there something in particular you are considering and have questions about?

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thank you both for your information

i am dealing with diamond and i had some low color diamonds which ive sent for color enhanchement

the company issues on its website that when doping their process even clarity is possible to be enhanched..and thats why i ask you because i concider it impossible..

 

 

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You want to be in the business of selling coated clarity enhanced diamonds? Yikes! Have you looked into your potential customer base and developed a business plan for how you're going to proceed? This strikes me as a difficult product line to move unless you've got a specialty marketplace that you're plugged into. The key issue isn't what they cost, or even what they're 'worth' but rather what YOU can sell them for and to whom.


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There's never a crowd when you go that extra mile.

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thank you for your comment

initialy i must set clear that only color enhanchement is my goal...secondly to that you previously said i shall add that every country has its own marketplace.. in my country the product i am targeting to have is good and leaves healthy profits to the seller

i dont say that i deal ony in color enhanched diamond but as fas as carat size is good for the trade why shall i not chose to imporve the color of some silver diamonds?.

 

 

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They're "silver" you say? Actually....I'd like to think that something like that in a great enough quantity, you could market AS "silver diamonds" and create a demand for them as they are. Just look at what LeVian did with their "Chocolatier" line, and how "Champagne", "Cognac", "Chocolate" and even BLACK diamonds have entered the vernacular, when not too long ago, they were practically considered industrial diamonds!


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The other interpretation of the word "silver" is in one of the old colour scales (Jager/River ... Dark Cape), in which case it roughly corresponds to K-L-M, but in that contest "silver" is usually accompanied by "cape". If that's the case, I don't think there is too much one can do in terms of coating to improve (lighten) colour; it may be possible to coat them and make them darker yellow, though.


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+1 about Sliver- it does refer to "Silver Cape" J-M goods.

 

Romfea- besides everything else, coated diamonds are very ...delicate- although they're billed as "very stable".

The only color coated I've seen is brownish pink diamonds coated pink

This was an example- and although it was nowhere near the price a natural stone that might look like this, it was a lot more than any colorless diamond

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26 minutes ago, Trishameghani said:

Diamond cutting is the practice of shaping a diamond from a rough stone into a faceted gem. ... Since diamonds are one of the hardest materials, special diamond-coated surfaces are used to grind the diamond down. The first major ... This is just one, although a fairly common way of creating a round brilliant cut.

And how is this relevant to a 10-year old thread on diamond coating?


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