Gemstones Ranked By Hardness

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More Than The Mohs Scale Understanding Gem Durability

this simplified gemstone hardness chart summarizes the resistance to scratching of selected jewellery gemstones the chart also lists official birthstones for each month the chart also lists official birthstones for each month, since different gemstones have different properties they have varying tolerances to these stressors in evaluating a gemstones durability gem experts consider three factors 1 hardness 2 toughness and 3 stability no single gemstone scores a perfect 10 so you should weigh all three of these factors when choosing which gemstone or piece of jewelry is right for you, just because a particular gem is ranked higher on the mohs scale doesnt mean its tougher or more durable than a different gemstone an example of this is the tsavorite gemstone it is a softer gemstone in the 65 7 mohs hardness range and scratches easily however it is durable, scientifically speaking gemstone hardness measures the ability to resist scratching nothing more a gems overall wearability grade takes its hardness into account however its only one of several factors to consider. DISCLAIMER: This image is provided only for personal use. If you found any images copyrighted to yours, please contact us and we will remove it. We do not intend to display any copyright protected images.