Most Common Gemstone Treatments

Gemstone treatments are very common practice. Most gems are treated to enhance their natural beauty to enhance color or clarity, while others may be treated to enhance value or durability. These treatments come in several types of forms and must be disclosed to the buyer.

Would love to share some of the most common treatment types and how they effect gemstones.

Heat Treatment is a common practice to enhance the color and clarity of certain gemstones. This is a process where a gemstone is heated to a high temperature to improve its color, clarity, or both. Heat treatment is commonly used for gemstones such as sapphires, rubies, and topaz.