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Dazzling Brilliance of Diamonds

Category | general

Numerous stages are necessary to transform rough diamonds into cut diamonds, including:

- Observation, to choose the correct rough diamond
- Cleaving to split a stone along its grain
- Sawing to cut a shape approximating the shape of the finished cut stone
- Gridling (also knows as rounding or bruting) to round the gridle of the
   rough diamonds into a conical shape
- Cutting to create the facets