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Gemstone Faceting Diagrams and Technical Cutting Information

Diagrams for use in faceting a wide variety of gemstones.
The Fan Shield Gemstone Cut

The Fan Shield cut will bring out the brilliance in gems with deep color saturation. Learn how to cut this design and create dark but lively gemstones.…

The Pentafan Gemstone Design

The Pentafan is a unique cut designed for larger gems with deep color saturation. Learn how to cut this design that can make dark stones shine.

The Gemstone Butterfly Cut

The Gemstone Butterfly is a stunning design for a custom-cut gem. Our step-by-step guide will show you how to facet this piece and suggest some variations.…

The Three Muses Gemstone Design

The Three Muses gemstone is a faceting design based on the number 3. These notes, diagrams, and instructions will show you how to cut your own gem.…

Gem Designs

This is a Gem Design Index. A list of several gem designs with details and instructions. Gather more information on various designs that are available.…