SAPPHIRE & RUBY HEAT TREATING SERVICE [CORUNDUM HEAT TREATMENT]
BOOST UP YOUR PROFIT MARKUP BY HEAT TREATING YOUR POOR QUALITY SAPPHIRES OR RUBIES ******************** COULD BRING HIGHER VALUE $$$$$$
WHY HEAT TREATMENT NEEDED for Certain SAPPHIRES & RUBIES
To improve Color & Brilliance(Improve Clarity)but
certain type of Origins of Corundum do not give 100% positive result
on heat treatment always. Today’s Market you find 90% of Sapphires are
Heated in traditional method to improve the color & clarity.
WHAT DOES Heat treatment do to the Sapphires & Rubies.. ?
Certain type of undissolved natural impurities(Chemical elements)which is presented in the natural rough corundum’s can be dissolve by very high heat & could turn them to improve color & to open the crystal of the gems into a transparent gemstone instead of semi-transparent, translucent and in some occasion translucent to opaque type of gems. Mostly Darkish-Blue Sapphire are unable to change in to lighter color by heat Treatment but Sapphire with lighter color or colorless ( with slight presence of undissolved chemical elements being in gemstones,such as Geuda) can be improved by treatment (color & clarity).Most Sapphires come's out of USA mines(Montana),no need to do pre-shaping or trimming ( to remove certain type of inclusion to avoid cracking, shattering in high heat ]. Crystal structure formation on Montana Sapphire allows us to heat treat them as its without pre-shaping, most of other origins need to be pre-shaped and trimmed (removing certain type of inclusion prior to treatment to avoid cracking & shattering) Further pre-shaping (removing certain type of inclusion), We need to charge a small FEE. In pre-forming your rough stones will loose some weight . If you are not family or do not know how to figure-out the out come of the Heat Treatment.. its advisable to Heat-Treat a small Quantity like 50 odd carats [10 grams]To get an idea of your rough stones before going on to larger quantity.
Heat treating Rates Subject to change if your rough Crystal need more dosage of Heat treatment after examine your rough crystal physically,Only if we confront any issues with your rough crystal.
METHOD OF SHIPPING YOUR ROUGH GEMSTONE FOR TREATING: You could ship your rough stones to Sri Lanka for TREATING via Postal Express (EMS) or regular Registered Air-Mail, otherwise you could use Courier Service, We would recommend you to ship your rough stones via EMS [ Express Mail Service through Post Office], its faster, safer and easy to track online like FedEx. PLEASE READ THE SHIPPING INSTRUCTION BELOW
CUSTOMERS from USA would like to know the shipping rates, CONTACT : USA Postal Service [ CLICK-HERE ]
SHIPPING ADDRESS ================= Sithy GMS Lapidary 246/3 Matale Road, Akurana, Sri Lanka, No Zip Code Needed
SHIPPING INSTRUCTION [HOW TO SHIP YOUR ROUGH GEMS FOR CUTTING OR HEAT TREATING SERVICES ]
Please make out a Shipping Invoice in a piece of paper and insert inside the package mentioning the name of the gemstone,Weight, Piece count & Dollar value between the amount of $50 to $500 For the Purpose of Customs of Sri Lanka. Further write it down on the Postal Custom's form or Postal Shipping Documents as"MINERAL SPECIMENS" instead of "Gems", "Gemstones" or any and on the bottom of the Shipping Invoice write it down as"Gems are sent for Cutting, Polishing only or else "Heat Treatment purpose only"
FURTHER DO NOT FORGET TO EMAIL US THE ITEM YOU SHIPPED .....( DETAILS OF ROUGH GEMS SUCH AS NAME OF THE GEMS, WEIGHT BY GRAMS OR CARATS ) WE HAVE TO PROVIDE THESE INFORMATION TO CUSTOMS OF SRI LANKA DURING INSPECTION. IF FAIL TO DISCLOSE DETAILS OF THE ROUGH GEMS PRIOR TO CUSTOMS INSPECTION YOUR SHIPMENT MIGHT GET DELAYED IN CUSTOMS OF SRI LANKA, BEFORE THEY RELEASE YOUR PARCAL (GEMS).
THEREFORE PLEASE EMAIL US THE DETAILS IMMEDIATELY AFTER YOU SHIP THE ROUGH GEMS FOR CUTTING OR TREATING PROCESS.
PAYMENT After finish cutting your stones, we will email or fax you a detail Invoice (Cost of cutting AND Shipping Cost). At the receipt of the funds through Western Union,Paypal, International Money Order or wire transfer to our Bank we will ship your stones back to you via Postal Service by registered airmail, so normally the postman brings the goods, you sign for them and you have them without further formalities.