I’ve had many questions about cutting garnets from new faceters. While my comments here are directed at garnet gemstones, the general principles I’m discussing apply to all highly color saturated gems.
Cutting Garnets Shallow
The color saturation of a gem is directly dependent on how long a distance light travels through it. This is the principle of selective absorption. You …
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