Blue Nile Glossary
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  Hue:  
  Determining the predominant colour of a coloured gemstone, and classifying it using seven standard spectrum colours; red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, or violet. For example, a green gemstone may also show a tiny bit of blue, and would be classified as vslbG, meaning very slightly bluish-Green. The dominant colour is capitalized when abbreviated.

 

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