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The heat treatment of ruby and sapphire

Ted Themelis

The heat treatment of ruby and sapphire

by Ted Themelis

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Published by Gemlab in [Clearwater, Fla.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rubies -- Heat treatment.,
  • Sapphires -- heat treatment.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTed Themelis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS755.R82 T47 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1896582M
    ISBN 100940965100
    LC Control Number90082001
    OCLC/WorldCa27782658

    heat treatment of the corundum gem materials have been applied in South-East Asia as in Mogok, Myanmar to improve transparency and remove silk effect or induce asterism in ruby and sapphire, lighten the dark color in sapphires and rubies, improve the colors of rubies and sapphires, induce natural feature inclusions in natural and synthetic sapphire or ruby such as fingerprint. FTIR in Gem Testing • A Pink Sapphire Lesson A discussion of DRIFTS vs the Beam Condenser FTIR attachment in the testing of pink sapphire. The DRIFTS accessory is generally much better at unmasking heat treatment in ruby and sapphire. Gem Treatment Disclosure • Trust • Lotus Gemology The ethics of gem enhancement disclosure.

    This research aims to investigate the effects of heat treatment on color and clarity of ruby. The ruby were heated at , , , and °C in oxygen atmosphere for 40 hours. One technique used widely in the industry is to heat treat the gems before cutting or selection for use in jewelry. The process of heat-treating the gems enhances the color of the gemstone. The color deepens and may change slightly. Heat-treating occurs in two stages, the fancy burn and the blue burn. Most sapphires look best after the blue.

    Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, consisting of aluminum oxide (α-Al 2 O 3) with trace amounts of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, vanadium, or is typically blue, but natural "fancy" sapphires also occur in yellow, purple, orange, and green colors; "parti sapphires" show two or more colors. In the case of sapphire high temperature heat treatment is a standard industry practice that frequently improves the color and clarity of the stone. Heat treating creates a permanent and stable color change in the stone as long as the stone is not exposed to an extremely high heat source.


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Illustrated paper over boards, (xviii), pages, illustrated in black and white with some color. "An account of the most commonly practiced heat 5/5(2). An account of the most commonly practiced heat treatment methods and apparatuses, which alter the appearance of the ruby and sapphire; their occurrences, descriptions, inclusion characteristics, identification, and other features.5/5.

Notes * Neelakantia is a Sri Lankan term for a ruby with a trace of blue in its color. The reference to rubies sometimes cracking from heat treatment may refer to the explosion of CO 2 inclusions, which are common in Sri Lankan corundums.

Author's Afterword. This article is based upon an excerpt from my book, Ruby & Sapphire, and appeared in the Australian Gemmologist (, Vol.

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Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available The Heat Treatment of Ruby and Sapphire. Ted Themelis. Gemlab, - Art - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. Heat-treated rubies or sapphires are distinguished by absence of silk inclusions, lack of banded color, and induced fingerprint in true or synthetic sapphires.

Heat-treatment involves complex turning of the stones as follows: the maximum temperature depends on the stone’s ascent or descent in. Heat Treating Ruby and Sapphire GEMS & GEMOLOGY Fall cess, but most of his discussion of the genetic history of geuda material and of the treatment used must be taken as purely speculative, since it is in great part inconsistent with known data.

Cloudy Burma rubies, too, are said to. training course# - the heat treatment of ruby-sapphire This is a non-gemological course dealing with the thermochemistry and practical applications of heat-treating ruby & sapphire.

Industry members say that this is the best and the only hard-core course on. Special care requirements –Avoid exposure to heat, and changes in air pressure (such as in an airline cabin), or chemicals. Filled emeralds can also be damaged by exposure to hot water used for washing dishes.

Heat Treatment – the exposure of a gem to high temperatures for the purpose of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "An account of the most commonly practiced heat treatment methods and apparatuses, which alter the appearance of the ruby and sapphire; their occurences, descriptions, inculusion characteristics, identification, and.

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When you take a Ruby Gemstone and heat it with/ without chemicals at high temperatures like degree centigrade- degree centigrade to improve clarity and remove inclusions then that is called as Heat Treatment. Heat Treatment in Ruby shall lead to removal of iron stains, dissolve clarity characteristics/ inclusion, improve color (see.

This treatment is more commonly used on Sapphire rather than to treat Ruby gemstones. The Rubies are heated while Beryllium is added to the crucible. The Beryllium diffuses with the crystal lattice of Ruby and can create a more intense colour. Glass Filled Rubies.

This is the newest and most commonly seen treatment of Rubies in the market place. We only sell our furnaces and related gem treatment equipment as per specifications, capabilities and limitations.

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Free shipping for many products. Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for Seller Rating: % positive. “Heated” natural ruby is also a very broad definition and as you can see from this blog article there is different “levels” of heat treatment, which can affect the ruby price.

Price from highest to lowest is 1) Normal Heat treatment 2) Heat treatment with flux residue inside the ruby 3) Heat treatment with chemically diffusion. History of Ruby & Sapphire Heat Treatment A brief history of the heat treatment of ruby & sapphire, from ancient times to the modern era.

This is the chapter on ruby and sapphire inclusions from Richard Hughes' book, Ruby & Sapphire. Ruby & Sapphire () • Kashmir Sapphire • Corundum from India.

: The Heat Treatment of Ruby and Sapphire (Signed): Very Good. Glossy Pictorial Hard Cover. Inscribed by author on title page: "To [ ] with best wishes from the author Ted Themelis Bangkok Dec ". "An account of the most commonly practiced heat treatment methods and apparatuses, which alter the appearance of the ruby and sapphire; their occurrences.

A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide).Other varieties of gem-quality corundum are called is one of the traditional cardinal gems, together with amethyst, sapphire, emerald, and diamond.

The word ruby comes from ruber, Latin for red. The color of a ruby is due to the element chromium.This book is an account of the most commonly practiced heat treatment methods and apparatuses which alter the appearance of ruby- sapphire. This book explains how the chromophoric impurities may enhance or sometimes ruin rubies and sapphires after heating.