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May 30th, 2008

Faceting Machine

All about gems and jewelry faceting machine

Gemstones are used for a variety of purposes. beads semi-precious stones are in different shapes, sizes, color and clarity.

The stones are classified into different groups. Semi-precious stones if they are cut and polished to become beautiful gems and are used by craftsmen in jewelry and other ornaments.

There are also decorative and healing semi-precious stones that can make excellent gifts. Buy your jewelry, considering the mystical properties of the gemstone or birthstone your loved ones and have the perfect gift. What a precious stone? A stone (also known as a precious stone or semi-precious) is an attractive mineral.

When the gem is cut and polished, it can be used by artisans to make jewelry and other ornaments. Today, the pride of owning a rare and beautiful stone is as great as ever. Generally, a stone is a stone that is beautiful, rare and durable. A stone is a precious or semi-precious stones used in jewelry.

The difference between a precious stone and semi-precious stone is a precious stone is brilliant, beautiful, strong, and rare. A semi-precious stone Only a portion of these qualities. A stone highly ranked for its beauty, if the appearance is more important, especially for those used in jewelry fashion.

Properties that determine the value and beauty of a gemstone color, clarity, cut brilliant fire and rarity. The clarity of a gemstone is measured by size, where and how many inclusions are in it. An important factor when considering any acquisition precious stones for jewelry is cut. Cutting style means the way a gemstone is cut or faceted.

If the gemstone is cut beauty and value of gemstones and jewelry itself is increased. The way a gemstone is cut affects the color of the stone, clarity and the brilliance of it. Gemstones can be used in their crystalline form or how they are in nature. Many of However, they are cut and polished for other purposes such as use in jewelry.

The stones can be cut smooth, dome-shaped. This is called cabochon. The stones can also be cut by hand or by machine faceting. A facet is cut polishing stones flat “windows” in regular or irregular intervals but with precise angles. We believe that the stones which should be transparent faceted This method shows the best properties within the stone.

True vs. Synthetic Gemstones jewels, a precious stone may be natural or synthetic. This stone is a natural mineral or stone formed and found in nature without human intervention. The natural form will not go into any process treatment other than cutting and polishing. This will improve the appearance of the gem and make it stronger. Gemstones can also be made to imitate natural gemstones.

These may look like real stone, with the exact color, but they lack the properties chemical or physical. Some gems are created within the laboratory and are not called imitations. For example, diamonds and rubies can be produced within the laboratory and have the same chemical or physical properties as natural stones.

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