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Can You Scratch A Real Diamond?

by @ 5:24 am on November 11, 2020. Filed under Cubic Zirconia

In the past, one of the most common techniques to test if a diamond was real or synthetic was to scratch the gem against glass- if the glass is scraped or scratched, the diamond’s real. But this method is not foolproof, as some faux diamonds can also scratch glass.

How to tell if a diamond is real or fake.?

How to Tell if a Diamond is Real or Fake

  • There are many ways to distinguish the characteristics of the real diamond from the fake,…
  • Breathing test. By placing the diamond near the mouth and breathing on its flat surface,…
  • Scratch Test: By scratching the diamonds with a piece of glass,…

  • Can cubic zirconia scratch glass?

    According to Abazias Diamonds, cubic zirconia does not scratch glass and in fact can be scratched by glass. A real diamond, on the other hand, can scratch glass.
    Reference: qacollections.com/Will-a-cubic-zirconia-scratch-glass

    How can you tell if something’s real gold?

    To perform this test to check if gold is real, make a light, tiny scratch on the item using a small nail file. Choose a spot that is not noticeable if possible. Use a dropper to apply a small drop of nitric acid to the scratch. If there is no reaction, then the piece is probably made from real gold.

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