Fake Crystal identification Guide---crystalswholesaleusa.com
The author of this article has been in the crystal industry for more than 20 years. I hope this article can help you distinguish between real and fake crystals. I am very sorry that the author has limited English skills. If you find some grammatical or word errors, please comment Pointed out in, thank you very much！
- Dyed crystal
- Glue stitching crystal
- Man made and smelted crystal
- Heat treatment
- I haven't thought of it yet...
The left side is dyed, the right side is natural.Let's look at the back：
The color on the right is very dim, and the bottom of the garden quartz is usually grey/light yellow. dyed garden crystals back are usually very bright(red/green).This is an important criterion for judging dyed crystals.
Let's take a look at their inside(left is dyed crystal)：
The color of the dyed crystal is still very bright，natural garden quartz the color is gradual.
2.Glue stitching crystal
Means Glue the stone slate together and cut and polish it,actually they are two stones glued together.
This kind of crystal is also often seen by many sellers claiming that they are real crystals.
In the picture is Glue stitching pyrite crystal sphere(left) and natural pyrite sphere(right).
The characteristic is that the seam is a straight line.
many garden quartz,rutile,pyrite crystals are Glue stitching crystal.
If you want to identify whether your crystal is real or fake, you can also contact me.I would be happy to check it for you.
3.Man made and smelted crystal
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