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Simple Tricks to Tell If a Diamond Is Real or Fake

Before making the big purchase of buying a diamond, you will, of course, have a lot of questions in mind. Among them, one common question would be about if the diamond is real or fake, right? But, the question comes as to how you can exactly determine the difference? Whether you are buying a white diamond or colored diamonds in a shop or online, you have the right to know everything about that diamond; its transparency, its authenticity, the carat, the diamond type, shape, color, and much more. If you want to know some ways that will help you understand if a diamond is real or fake then stick with us till the end!

Simple Ways to Figure Out the Difference between a Fake and Real Diamond

1. Fog test
If you keep your diamond in front of your face and slowly fog it up, the fog will disappear within seconds if it is a real diamond. If it stays for a longer period of time, itís a fake one.

2. Magnifying glass test
Take a magnifying glass and look at the diamond through it. If you see some imperfections on the diamond, then it is a real one. If you donít, it is probably a fake one or a really pricey one that has no imperfections in it.

3. Black light test
You will need a black light here and once you have it, turn off all the lights and see if you see a blue fluorescence light coming out of the diamond. This way you can tell it is a real one. But, if a yellow or green fluorescence is transmitted, then itís a fake one.

4. Reading test
Keep the diamond on the newspaper and check if you can read it. If you cannot read then the diamond is real. If you can read it, itís a fake one.

These are some of the ways you can determine a real and a fake diamond. You cannot be too careful while buying diamonds and so carrying out these tests will surely help you make a decision about your purchase. You can find colored diamonds and a range of lab grown diamonds at New World Diamonds online. Choose the best and brilliant lab-grown diamond and you will shine bright like it.

What about milky and hazy diamonds?
Oftentimes, when you buy a diamond, you might observe that it may look a little bit hazy and milky. Have you ever thought where this haziness comes from? Well, there are quite a few reasons for that to happen, and it definitely does not mean that the diamond is not real. There are some tips and tricks to take into consideration before buying a diamond that does not get hazy and milky. If you are someone who wants to invest in a diamond and donít know how to go about it, this is just the thing for you. Keep on reading and stay with us till the end.

Where does the haziness come from?
There is a term called fluorescence. This helps in improving the quality of an earth-grown diamond but sometimes also causes a cloudy effect. If you are on the hunt for a diamond, make sure that you look for one that has minimal fluorescence. The D-I color grades will help you find the perfect diamond.

It is also very crucial to know that the haziness will not be seen in an empty room. So make sure that you check the diamond in the daylight, somewhere out in the sun. This will help you get a better overview of the diamond. If you are buying the diamond online, then make sure you go through all the details and background of the diamond and avoid all the combinations that cause a diamond to get hazy or milky.

Some tips to know about the fluorescence and cloudiness of a diamond:

● Faint blue-colored diamonds never appear hazy
● Medium blue diamond rarely appear milky
● Strong blue fluorescence diamonds usually appear hazy

There are many lab-created diamonds on which you can completely rely on. They are trusted and are known to be the future of the diamond industry. They are also pocket-friendly as compared to earth-grown diamonds. If at all your diamond is looking hazy and milky, it probably needs a clean-up. So do not worry if your diamond starts to look hazy or milky, just take the necessary precautions and you will be good to go. You should also know how to clean a diamond thoroughly. You can clean them with some hot water, soap and a soft bristle brush to get rid of accumulated residues or dirt. This is all that you need to know about a diamondís hazy or milky nature before you make the purchase. Shop for your lab created diamonds from New World Diamonds, they are the best online diamond marketplace that offers a wide collection of authentic diamonds that you can shop from.

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