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GEMSCOPES from GT Vision


Gemscopes is the website of the Gemscope division of
GT Vision Ltd.  In this division we specialise in the provision of microscopes, magnifiers and cameras for the gemmological industry.

GT Vision are major suppliers and manufacturers of optical and imaging equipment. We have several other divisions. Our products include microscopes, telescopes, binoculars, magnifiers, loupes, cameras, prepared microscope specimens, equipment rental and an imaging laboratory service.
Ourr main microscope on-line store website is

The Finest Manufacturers

GT Vision supply the finest products from leading brands such as our own GX Microscopes, SmartDrive, Objective Imaging, Prior, Media Cybernetics, Leica, Olympus, Meiji , Motic , Navitar, Mitutoyo, Media Cybernetics and Opticron, you can be sure to find a great choice of fine quality products.

Quality – Experience – Service

The products supplied by GT Vision are carefully checked before dispatch by our team of qualified and highly experienced engineers. Our staff have many years experience in the industry and have a thorough understanding of customer’s applications. We are able to provide free and detailed advice and explain clearly the best choices for your needs and budget. We have a fundamental principle of responding to our customer’s inquiries very promptly and with all the information you need to answer your questions fully.

Quality Guarantee

GT Vision products are backed with a comprehensive set of services and guarantees.  We are proud to stand by the claims we make for our products and are committed to high standards of quality and service

Every microscope is supplied with at least a 1 year warranty.

We have our own service organisation and are able to provide extended warranty and microscope servicing contracts.


We generally are able to deliver the next working day for goods ordered before noon that are in stock to address in mainland UK.

Refund Policy

If you find a fault with your purchased product you can return it immediately for repair , if we cannot repair it we will give you a replacement, if no replacement is available we will give you a full refund (excluding delivery charges). If you are returning it because it is not what you want for some reason then, as long as it is in its original condition and packaging, you may return it within 14 days of receipt and we will refund the value of the goods less a re-stocking charge and the delivery charge. The restocking charge will be dependent on the re-stocking charge charged to us by the manufacturers, it is typically 8-10 GBP or 15% of the value of the goods costing less than 20.00GBP

Privacy Policy
We do not retain card details, nor do we ever print them nor record them anywhere in our systems.  In fact it is illegal for us to do so.  We only use the major and most trusted payment processing organisations.  In this way your information is thoroughly protect and it is impossible for it to be divulged in any way from our organisation.

Buying on-line  - Easy and Secure

Providing you with a secure online shopping experience is our highest priority . You can be assured that your transaction is protected with the highest security on the Internet today.

We have worked hard to provide you with the most convenient shopping experience possible. Browse through our catalog and add items to your cart. You can see and change the contents of your shopping cart by pressing the BUY NOW button.  When you have finished shopping you can select CHECKOUT, this will link directly to the secure payment pages simply complete the required information and your purchase will be confirmed by e-mail.

If you think you have made a mistake or are having difficulty placing your order or wish to purchase several items, please do not worry, just call us on 01440 714737 or e-mail us and we can quickly help you with your order or arrange a refund or make an amendment for you.

Alternative Ways to Buy from us

Paying by cheque
If you prefer to pay by cheque or to transact using your credit card by phone just call 01440 714737 and we will confirm the prices for you and take your details. Please make your cheque payable to ‘GT Vision Ltd’ and post it, together with a note describing your order to:

GT Vision Ltd
Hazel Stub Depot
Camps Road

If you have any questions related to our online catalog or any of our products, please contact us at +44 (0)1284 789697 or,uk.

Paying by bank transfer
You may make bank transfer payments direct to our bank contact us for details.

GT Vision Products - We have more than we can show

To make your shopping experience as efficient as possible we have kept the list of products displayed restricted to key items. This means that we have deliberately left out a wide range of products and services that are available to you.  Here is a list of the product categories available but not yet listed on our  website:

Advanced Cameras (eg for fluorescence)
Advanced image analysis software
Motorised Stages and Motorised Focus
Accessories for Motic, Olympus and Leica microscopes
More monozoom lenses such as Navitar
Macro lenses
Specialist portable imaging systems
3D microscopy systems
Vibration Isolation Platforms

Many of these products are shown on our other website

To receive the latest product information and prices on any items you cannot find just send an e-mail to describing what you need and we will provide a prompt reply.

A Global Company

Collections Imaging, GX Optical, GX Microscopes are divisions of GT Vision, we have distribution, sales & service centres in the UK (HQ), France, USA and Malaysia.  These centres supply our dealerships and customers direct.  For contact details click HERE

GT Vision also develops and manufactures automated imaging and portable imaging systems and through other divisions of GT Vision we are major suppliers of a host of advanced imaging, microscopy and automation products. Take a look at the GT Vision website

GT Vision are Proud to be Suppliers to:

- recent customers include Ace Adhesives, Advanced Precision Tools, Advanced Thermoform Tooling, AESSeal, Allchem, Atmel, Atotech, BP, BBC, Bespak, Biopharma Technology, Bodycote, Core Laboratories, Crucell, GlaxoSmithKline, Goodrich Power Systems, Guardline Technology, Harmon/Becker Automotive, Tungsten Carbide, Linpac Plastics, Merck, Microgen Energy, New Wave Research, Pfizer, Rare Earth & Wyko BAE

Research Establishments - recent customers include CLRC Daresbury,  Environment Agency, Medical Research Council, Cancer Research, National Heart & Lung Institute, John Innes Centre, Royal Botanic Gardens, Max Planck Institute, Natural History Museum, Institute of Archaeology, Rothamsted Research, The Sainsbury Laboratory & Weizmann Institute

Universities - recent customers include Aberdeen, Anglia Ruskin, Bath, Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Brunel, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cranfield, Central Lancashire, DeMontfort, Derby, Durham, East Anglia, Edge Hill, Edinburgh, Essex, Glasgow, Greenwich, Hull, Imperial College, Kent, Kent & Canterbury, Kings College, Kingston, Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan,, Lancaster, Leicester, Lincoln, Liverpool, Loughborough, Manchester, Newcastle, Northampton, Nottingham, Open University, Oxford, Portsmouth, Queen’s Belfast, Queen Mary and Westfield, Reading, Royal Holloway College, Salford, Sheffield, Southampton, Staffordshire, Surrey, Sussex, Teesside, UCL, Ulster,  UMIST, Wales, Warwick & York

Education Authorities - Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Bristol, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Coventry, Cyngor Gwynedd, Gwent, Kent, Lancashire, Leicester, London, Norfolk, Shropshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, Wiltshire

Government Agencies
Museums & galleries
Police Authorities
Amateur Wildlife Enthusiasts
The General Public

Company Details:

Company Registration Number: Co. Registration in England & Wales No. 4974093
VAT No: GB 831 487 324


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