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26 minutes ago, RichardHarris123 said:

Hello all.  

I have splashed out on some new oils and decided to buy the fluorescent ones.  Any recommendations for a UV light?

I got this cheap effort a few months ago. It lights up the fluorescent oils really well. It picks out capstones as well. You can even get a good finger tan with it or any other small body part for that matter 😆


Help the guy out, looks like hes got a cracked phone screen 😆

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I did a little research and it turns out that rubies fluoresce better at 365 nm UV, not sure how true this is, but there are generally two types if UV light sold 395 and 365.

Maybe I was sucked into the hype, but I got the 365 and it makes jewels light up like little red LEDs. But I don't have the other type to compare so not a fair test.


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39 minutes ago, RichardHarris123 said:

I've bought one, at only £6 can't really go wrong.  

Next time I order from Cousins , I'll buy this.  It must be better as it says Horotec on it!!!


You can easily add the Horotec label yourself. All my tools are either horotec or bergeon, at least thats what the label says. 

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I purchased £3.75 UV torch from ebay. Jewel 'ping'. Pick up UV torch, insert battery. Found red illuminated jewel within 15 seconds. Remove battery.  Done this twice now. Would never have found them without. Well worth the purchase.

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