This GemOro Eclipse Eye Loupe features a high quality 10X, distortion free, bonded three piece lens made from optical glass, plus a built-in LED light source. In addition to the bright LED light, this loupe also features a UV (black light) for detecting fluorescence in gem stones. The "rubberized black slip free" finish insures control and color correctness, and the larger overall size fits very comfortably in your hand. The LED light is powered by three powerful BA395 batteries. (included). In addition to the leather carrying case, this item includes a small key for battery replacement.
Size:1-3/4" long x 1" wide x 1" thick (folded).
Lens diameter: 3/4"
Why do I need this item? This is an essential item for viewing diamonds, gem stones or other small objects. The addition of the "black light" allows for determining fluorescence, which is important in identifying diamonds or other gem stones.