Flux-Enhanced Rubies & Sapphires

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T. Themelis
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Open LibraryOL11539766M
ISBN 100940965429
ISBN 139780940965423
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Thanks to Ted Themelis (author) we have the opportunity to have the latest information abut the artificial enhancements of rubys and sapphires.

The book includes descriptions about the processes and identification, with illustrations and photos.5/5(1). Flux-Enhanced Rubies & Sapphires by Ted Themelis. This book is the product of self-supported and painstaking research work of hundreds of experiments performed by the author over the last 20 book is designed to inform you the various flux-additves used in the heat-treatment processes of rubies and sapphires carefully documented and presented in a concise and.

Thanks to Ted Themelis (author) we have the opportunity to have Flux-Enhanced Rubies & Sapphires book latest information abut the artificial enhancements of rubys and sapphires. The book includes descriptions about the processes and identification, with illustrations and photos.5/5.

Candid and detailed discussion of flux enhancement of gem rubies and sapphires. Details treatment process with numerous color photographs. An essential book for every gemologist's library. 48 pages. FLUX ENHANCED RUBIES & SAPPHIRES BERYLLIUM TREATED RUBIES & SAPPHIRES MOGOK - VALLEY OF Ruby and Sapphire THIRD EDITION Vol.

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Rubies and sapphires are widely considered to be among the most sought after and precious of gems. Together they account for over fifty percent of the world trade in colored gemstones. This book is the first from Richard Hughes on the subject, and the first major work to be devoted entirely to the corundum family of gemstones.

The most complete book ever on the corundum gems, ruby & sapphire. Covers all the history, crystallography, physics, chemistry, geology, inclusions, treatments, synthetics, cutting and world sources.

Over references. There is no other book like it.

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Themelis, Ted () Flux-enhanced rubies & sapphires, Ted Themelis, Bangkok, Thailand. Themelis, Ted () Gems & mines of Mogok: fascinating glimpses into the gemology, geology and gem mining in Mogok, Myanmar (Burma). This is a non-gemological course dealing Flux-Enhanced Rubies & Sapphires book 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 the subject available in this planet. Only serious and dedicated participants will be considered and upon approva will attend. Beryllium-Treated Rubies & Sapphires by Themelis, Ted and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Book of Ruby and Sapphire J.

Halford-Walkins. Ruby & Sapphire Richard Hughes. Sapphires in the Butte-Deer Lodge area, Montana Richard B. Berg. This Month's Featured Gems.

Peridot. Found in lava, meteorites, and deep in the earth’s mantle, yellow-green peridot is the extreme gem. A ruby is a pink to blood-red coloured 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. Pictorial soft cover. Some scuffing of cover and remnants of price sticker.

Candid and detailed discussion of flux enhancement of gem rubies and sapphires. Details treatment process with numerous color photographs. An essential book for every gemologist's library. 48 pages. View More. Diamonds and rubies and sapphires, oh my.

From the Regent Diamond to the Black Orlov, all of these 13 precious stones are famous for their beauty and worth, but some are infamous for the. Ted Themalis' book Flux enhanced rubies and Sapphires is a great source of information with many great before and after pics to show how impressive flux treatments can be.

Vincents excellent article on lead glass filling is also a superb source for the methodology and results from glass filling. This is the latest edition of Rubies & Sapphires, part of the Fred Ward Gem Series, the world's most popular gem book series.

The history and lore of both gems are covered with great examples in gorgeous color photographs. You will learn how to appreciate these fine gems and how to buy and care for them in your personal s: 4. I have read several books (including The ruby and Sapphire Buying Guide by Renee Newmann) that suggest that some heated sapphires/rubies are less durable than untreated stones.

This reduced durability was not attributed to healed fractures or glass-filling (which might reasonably be expected to affect durability), but to "improper" heating. "This book offers a unique view of the town, its inhabitants, its mines, and its gemstones-courtesy of its illustration by vast number of images of great historical significance.A well written, superbly illustrated, and well published book which clearly presents the definitive history of the fabled source of high quality rubies and sapphires that gemmologists refer to with admiration as Mogok rubies and sapphires.

Identification of Gemstones Gemmologist's Compendium Photoatlas of Inclusions in Gemstones, Vol. 1 The Spectroscope and Gemmology Gemstone Enhancement: Heat, Irradiation, Impregnation, Dyeing, and Other Treatments Synthetic, Imitation and Treated Gemstones Raman Microscopy: Developments and Applications Flux-Enhanced Rubies & Sapphires.

Flux Enhanced Rubies & Sapphires () Ted Themelis A practical reference guide illustrating the treatment procedures, detection features, stability and disclosure policies. Both technologies are taught in our training course in gem treating rubies-sapphires.

More information in my books The Heat-Treatment of Ruby & Sapphire, Beryllium-Treated Rubies & Sapphires and Flux-Enhanced Rubies & Sapphires. InRichard was awarded a visiting professorship at Shanghai's Tongji University. saw the publication of Richard and his wife and daughter's Ruby & Sapphire: A Gemologist's Guide, arguably the most complete book ever published on a single gem species and the culmination of nearly four decades of work in gemology.

Themelis, Ted () Flux-enhanced rubies & sapphires, T. Themelis, Bangkok, Thailand. Themelis, Ted () The heat treatment of ruby and sapphire T. Themelis, Bangkok, Thailand. Themelis, Ted () Gems & mines of Mogok: fascinating glimpses into the gemology, geology and gem mining in Mogok, Myanmar (Burma).

The book examines the fascinating story of the famous gem mines of Mogok in Upper Burma (Myanmar). It takes you to a breathtaking journey through the Ruby Wars, legends, myths, folklore and tales of Old Burma describing the Ruby People, their customs, traditions, religion and superstitions.

Mogôk - Valley of Rubies & Sapphires is more than a s: 3. Rubies, like sapphires, are a variety of the mineral corundum, which is known for its remarkably rich color. The Eminent Star ruby, the largest known, weighs 6, carats, or almost three pounds. The original Ruby & Sapp more I believe you are seeing the prices of two different books.

As I stated in my review, Dick's three books have similar titles. The original Ruby & Sapphire is out of print and commands high prices from collectors. That's the one with the white dustjacked with a ruby just below the head and the sapphire, bottom right/5(2).

A lot of the finest ruby and sapphire mines fall into such zones, according to Hughes’ book. The Pan-African orogeny happened about to million years ago, the result of which created gem deposits in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and southern India.

The Book of Ruby and Sapphire J.F. Halford-Watkins | Prior to the s, ruby and sapphire were mysteries, arcane gems oft-confused with spinel and other look-alikes. Enter Col. J.F. Halford-Watkins. Living in Mogok for more than two decades, he penned several articles and an entire monograph on the subject of these rare gems.

Sadly he. The book is called Flux Enhanced Rubies & Sapphires, by Ted Themelis. Now residing in Bangkok, this former US native has a history of many years with the area and processes.

My appraiser got the book at a local Barnes & Noble, but it may be available in the library under ISBN. The substitution of Al3+ by Cr3+ results in pink to red colors, depending on the Cr content.

The pink corundum variety is called “pink sapphire” or “pink ruby”, and the red variety, with higher Cr contents ( Cr2O3 wt %; [5]), is called “ruby”.Concentrations of wt % Cr2O3 were measured in ruby from Karelia in Russia and up to 13 and wt % respectively, in ruby from.Our sapphires are not synthetic, heated to extreme temperatures, diffused, irradiated, glass filled or oiled.

Our natural untreated sapphires offer true beauty, rarity and superior value compared to treated sapphires. We offer a vast selection of blue sapphires, pink sapphires, yellow sapphires, white sapphires and other unique natural sapphires.If you are novice in this subject I suggest to read and more importantly to understand my book "The Heat Treatment of Ruby & Sapphire, 3RD edition Vol.1" before thinking to buy any of the equipment offered for sale.

Likewise, for the potential, but seriously dedicated end-user, I suggest to take my course # offered periodically in Bangkok.