Photography scale cubes

10MM plastic cubes, intended to be used as a size reference in photography.

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Photography scale cubes - for specimen photography

These brightly coloured plastic cubes measure 10MM cubed, and are intended for use in photography, to give scale to an object.

We currently only sell these in a packet of ten - they come in random mixed colours which may include white, brown, red, yellow, green, blue and black.

These cubes can be very helpful in a few different fields, including gemstone jewellery, mineral identification, and fossil identification.

While we could use a coin, the Internet is international - many experts live abroad and may not know the size of a 50p, a ruble, a quarter or a yen coin.

A 10MM/1CM cube is as close to universal as we can reasonably get, in my opinion.

The worst item I've ever seen used for scale is a paint roller, in a photograph of minerals - it didn't just look bad, but there are multiple sizes of paint rollers, too. Technically these are often slightly more or less than 10MM, but only by a fraction - typically 9.9MM.

Frequently asked questions and delivery information


How do we grade stones?

There is no overall universal grading system for the majority of our products. As such, the grades we use are internal only. They simply refer to higher and lower qualities, but they may be entirely different grades to other websites. C grade pieces are of lower quality than B grade, which is lower than A grade.

 

How does our ordering and delivery process work?

You place an order via the website. When it’s been picked and packed, your order will be marked as completed and dropped off at our local post office. We have an account with the post office called a “Drop and Go” account, which allows the post office staff to process our parcels when they have free time, rather than me queuing up and delaying everyone else.

I get tracking information etc online when this has been completed. I typically do not send tracking information to customers unless they request it – but if you’ve requested tracked postage, it has been sent tracked! If you have any worries or concerns about your parcel being delayed please feel free to get in touch and I’ll send the tracking info over! We also get delivery confirmations for parcels over 25MM thick by default.

 

How do international orders work?

After Brexit, with the UK leaving the European Union, certain things have changed with regards to international orders. European Union customers will now likely be liable to pay the same amount of import VAT as any other international customers. You will be responsible for any customs and import fees.

 

I’d like to return my order for a refund.

No problem at all – just get in touch and we’ll arrange it. You can read our full returns policy here.

 

What payment methods do you accept?

I can accept Paypal, Stripe, cheque, and direct bank transfers. Paypal and Stripe will both allow you to pay with credit and debit cards.

 

2 reviews for Photography scale cubes

  1. Katherine (verified owner)

    These are really useful little scale cubes, I struggled to find anything similar so was very happy to find these.
    Excellent friendly service.

  2. Candy (verified owner)

    1st class website and great customer service. Thank you John for all your help.

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