Tag: gemstones

evolution of the diamond cut – a historical perspective

Cutting is the process that modifies the rough shape of a stone, facilitates setting, and enhances its shine and colour.

What differentiates gemstones from simple, hard stones is their particular internal crystalline structure, which determines their type of growth. For centuries master carvers have studied and experimented to find the ideal cut based on each gemstone’s type of crystal lattice structure.

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