The Australian Gemmologist

Chromism in pink diamonds

Pink diamonds from Argyle have been known by polishers, laboratories and traders to exhibit a phenomenon of photochromism whereby their colour can be influenced by illumination of different lights and intensities. These influences are relatively short-lived and most conspicuous after illumination by short wavelength light of high intensity. This effect is particularly noticeable when using instruments to observe fluorescence, such as a DiamondView, which after use with Argyle pink diamonds results in a distinctively bleached or pale colouration.
Read more

Shopping Cart

You cart is empty

+
Discover The FCRF Tools and Services

Become a part of our community and get unlimited access to all of our innovative Tools and Articles

The FCRF App is now available for
Download Button
Continue To Website