How To Tell If A Diamond Is Real Or Fake

How to tell if its real or fake

Is this diamond fake or real?

 

Diamond is a precious gemstone and also a valuable one. You may need to check while you are investing a significant amount of money in buying the diamond. Even if you are not buying one, you can verify the jewelry that you already have to check if the diamonds are real or fake. You can check the diamonds at home and without any considerable hassle. Are you intrigued by the thought of testing and examining the diamonds at home to see whether the diamond is real or not? We will help you with the determination process. 

Water test


The first test is the easiest one. All you need to have is a glass of water. Make sure you fill it up with water. The water level has to be ¾ of the glass. Now, take the diamond that you need to test. Be careful while putting the diamond in water. Now, see the results. If the diamond is floating, it is fake; if not, it is real. There is a little science behind it. Diamond has the property that is has high density. So, when you put it in water, the diamond sinks while the fake diamond does not sink.

Fog test


The first test is the easiest one. All you need to have is a glass of water. Make sure you fill it up with water. The water level has to be ¾ of the glass. Now, take the diamond that you need to test. Be careful while putting the diamond in water. Now, see the results. If the diamond is floating, it is fake; if not, it is real. There is a little science behind it. Diamond has the property that is has high density. So, when you put it in water, the diamond sinks while the fake diamond does not sink.

Setting of Diamond

We know Diamond is an expensive and valuable gemstone. So, when the diamond fitted on a piece of jewelry, the jewelry also has to be good quality, precious, and costly. If you want to check the material of the ring or other jewelry you can find the stamp. If there is a C.Z. stamp, the gem cannot be Diamond. C.Z. indicates the material is Zircona, and Diamond is not suitable for Zircona. Whereas, you can confirm other stamps by the stamps we have mentioned. 1 0K, 14K, and 18K indicate different types of gold. 585, 770, 900, and 950 also show gold, white gold, and Platinium that is suitable for Diamond.


These are the three best methods of testing and checking if the diamond is real or fake. You can do it at home without the need for any professional. Before you use any complex technique, make sure you consult a professional. Also, do a bit of research. The research will keep you safe and secure.

 


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