What are the Gemstone Enhancements (Treatments)?
Natural untreated gems are the most sought-after and very rare to find. The value of precious stones is a result of their beauty, durability and rarity.
There are ways to enhance natural gems to make them more valuable. Certain gem enhancements have been practiced thousands of years; others result from technological advances of the modern age. Enhancements are part of the finishing process for most gemstones. The enhancements impact value of the gemstones.