Faceters must consider numerous factors before cutting a piece of gem rough. Although gemstone brilliance receives the lion’s share of attention, you’ll need to balance that with potential size, color management, and profitability, too. Choosing the right cut for your gemstone is an art.
Maximum Potential Shape
First, determine the maximum potential shape of your rough. This will simplify the rest of your …
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