Fluorescence produced by optical defects in diamond: measurement, characterisation and challenges
How variations in UV lamp output can affect observed fluorescence colour and intensity.
Optical defects in diamond: a quick reference chart
A simple chart of optical defects in diamond, including those that produce colouration and fluorescence colours.
The “Type” Classification System of Diamonds and Its Importance in Gemmology
Knowledge of type allows gemmologists to better evaluate if a diamond might be treated or synthetic, and whether it should be sent to a laboratory for testing.
Lab-Grown Coloured Diamonds from Chatham Created Gems
This article compares some of Chatham Created Gems’ synthetic coloured diamonds to natural diamonds and explains the results.