It is a technique by which a cutter brings out the beauty of a stone to its zenith extent. Means the carving of stones in proper proportion of facets. Today cutting of gemstone has its own market where the whole cycle of stone’s evaluation depends upon. The word cut is synonymous to making a combination of operation (like cleaving, sawing, bruiting & polishing) resulting in the shape of a diamond. Today cut may have different forms and various styles like brilliant cut, rose cut, mixed cut …etc.
All things that contribute to create certain condition, good or bad of brilliancy, dispersion & scintillation intervene with the quality of the cut are the proportion, the polish & the symmetry which are only technical rounds for practical work. Generally we will focus on the followings –
These are of three types as