What is the meaning of Loupe?
A loupe (/ˈluːp/ LOOP) is a simple, small magnification device used to see small details more closely. Unlike a magnifying glass, a loupe does not have an attached handle, and its focusing lens(es) are contained in an opaque cylinder or cone or fold into an enclosing housing that protects the lenses when not in use.
What do jewelers use to look at diamonds?
A loupe is a type of magnifying glass used by jewelers and watchmakers. You can purchase a loupe online, at a jeweler’s or craft store. Closely examine your stone with the loupe. Because real diamonds are naturally occurring, they often have internal imperfections.
What is the best loupe to buy?
The best loupes in 2021
- Opticron 15x 23mm Folding Metal Loupe. Best loupe for jewelers.
- Fancii LED Slide Out Pocket Jewelers’ Loupe. Best illuminated jewelers’ loupe.
- Fancii Headband LED Illuminated Head Magnifier Visor.
- Carson Optical Pro Series Magnivisor.
- Hoodman Hoodloupe.
- Carson 10x LumiLoupe.
How do you spell Loupe?
A loupe is a small jeweler’s magnifying glass, that is also used by watchmakers and gemologists. Loupe is a borrowed or loan word taken from the French. A borrowed or loan word is one that has been taken from another language and used as an English word. The plural form is loupes.