Cutting kunzite and other minerals with easy cleavage is a major challenge. Many gem cutters shy away from these materials because they lack the knowledge or proper techniques. Here are a few tips to make working with these gemstones easier.
Proper Orientation For Cutting Kunzite
The most important part of cutting any delicate gem is proper orientation. Kunzite has cleavage planes that run up and down the C axis. For the best color, you’ll need …
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