Unlike old-fashioned calcite dichroscopes, which only
provide fuzzy colors, Professional Gem Tools dichroscopes contain high
quality optics that allow the user to actually examine the stone.
Professional Gem Tool's patent pending design eliminates
secondary internal reflections. This provides a clear and sharp image
when viewing the stone.
The D1dichroscope features 6.35X optical magnification,
allowing the user to view into a stone to see flaws as well as to determine
pleochroism. With this feature, gemcutters can easily orient the stone
for best color rendition. Both dichroscopes come with a leather storage
Model D1 Dichroscope: $79.00
The D1 dichroscope is made out of durable Delrin and has
a 9.06mm aperture. It features the finest boron float glass in the filter
component providing distortion-free viewing. The
D1 is an affordable and lightweight tool that will satisfy the needs of
both the professional and novice. Overall dimensions are 34.3mm long x