Latest model, SDS II We are a UK company offering fast delivery and easy telephone support
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Helps distinguish natural diamonds from synthetic diamonds. THIS IS NOT A DIAMOND "TESTER"
- you must start with genuine diamonds, i.e. if you don't know
if you have a diamond, test it on a diamond tester first.
Read all about the difference between synthetic and natural diamonds and how to test them, click here
or download the brochure.
Tests loose diamonds and also diamonds mounted in small items of jewellery (e.g. rings).
Size: 1 poing to 10 carat
Colour: D to J (details
Speed: up to 7 or 8 per minute
Works on any colourless diamond, any cut, any size from 1 point to 10 carat
Lasts for 2400 tests on one batteryPHYSICAL SPECIFCATIONS
Size, 130 X 100 X 65mm
Accessories, carrying case with instruction booklet, USB cable and UK mains adaptor, batteries included.
If you are new to gemmology I recommend the book Gem Identification Made Easy. Not only is this a good guide to gemstones, it also has details of every gem tester, including hints, tips and advanced instructions. For more details of this book, click here
- special discount price if you add a book when buying this item
Not as detailed, but good guide to gemstones, beautifully illustrated, is Gemstones.
The most basic item of equipment for any jeweller (and especially for buying diamond jewellery) is a jewellers loupe. The best loupe (apart from Zeiss) is the QUICKTEST 10X20, £27.50.
Even a beginner will be able to see if a stone is scratched on top and chipped all around the edges (or the edges are worn smooth) or if it is full of bubbles - it will not be diamond, you will not need a diamond tester!