REVIEW: Ballpoint Art - [image: Front cover of the book Ballpoint Art][image: Internal image taken from Ballpoint Art showing Johnson Wax Factory Screen by Rebecca E. Chamberlain]...
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Stabilized Turquoise, what does it mean ?
STABILIZING is a treatment which enhances the hardness of the gemstone.
(it does not mean that the gemstone is dyed)
There are other different treatments available;
Among the ways of treating turquoise, treatments can include wax,staining, plastics impregnation.
Different treatments have quite an effect on quality, so the type of treatment is a very important parameter in measuring the quality of Turquoise