Unfair treatment of gems?

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Unfair treatment of gems?

Most colored gemstones on the market today have been treated to enhance their beauty and durability.
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Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 1:50pm

Most of the 130,000 jewelry retailers in the United Stated do sell treated gems. The practice is considered ethical only as long as any treatments are disclosed and their degree of permanence taken into account when pricing the gem. Many of the treatments used to enhance the marketability of the gem are not so eco-friendly.

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