One of the 6 Cs of Coloured Gemstones is Cut.

Cut has 2 different connotations in gemstones. Firstly it refers to the shape of the stone, but as you go to the next level, it refers to the cut...

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Cut has 2 different connotations in gemstones. Firstly it refers to the shape of the stone, but as you go to the next level, it refers to the cut grade. There are on the whole 4 cut grades for cut gems, Excellent, Very Good, Good and Fair and they will take into account the symmetry and shape as you look down on the stone and overall height of the stone. Too flat or too deep can have an adverse affect. hashtaggemstones hashtagjewellerydesigner hashtagjewelrydesigner The stone photographed is a 3.36 carat Vivid Royal Blue Oval Sapphire from Sri Lanka

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