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Birth Stone Micrographs Collection

Birth Stone Micrographs Collection

The Birthstone collection is built around a series of photomicrographs (photographs taken with a microscope) of mineral thin sections that contain the selected gems. In some instances (the diamond images) we photographed the surface of impure and uncut stones, while in others crystallites formed from dissolved minerals (the pearl images) were imaged and recorded in the microscope. Many of the images in this collection were made from crude specimens and we are in search of better specimens to photograph. If you have such samples and would like to see them photographed, please use the link below to e-mail us.

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