Jewelry Definition: Loupe


A loupe is a small hand held magnifying device used by Jewelers.

It’s used to look at diamonds, gemstones and fine details in jewelry.

The typical magnification is 10 times.  So any blemishes that aren’t visible at that level of magnification are deemed as acceptable.


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