Gem Junkies
Gem Junkies
Nov 16, 2019
From Cab to Brilliant
32 min
Today we answer a fans question about gemstone cuts.  By no means are we experts on how to actually cut/facet gemstones rather, we’ll discuss the evolution of gem cutting and the different cut styles. 

 

00:000:00                           50th Episode

01:01:00                             Common Cold

02:15:00                             Introduction of Gem Cutting

03:33:00                             When do you think humans began cutting gemstones

04:37:00                             Bruting

05:38:00                             3000 BC

06:41:00                             The oldest gemstone used in jewelry

06:59:00                             Other gemstones that were easy to manipulate during this time

08:01:50                             Middle Ages

09:30:00                             Cabochons to harness magical prope…
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