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Gemstone Buying Guide: Gemstone Cut Education

Cut has a great effect on the appearance of a gemstone. An expert jeweler will cut a gemstone to retain its maximum weight, exhibit optimal brilliance and color, and expose the least amount of inclusions. Below are some jewelry tips that will help you learn about gemstone cut befor you shop online for jewelry.

To recognize superior cut in a gemstone, there are a few characteristics to take into consideration:

  • The facets of the gemstone should be symmetrical and will reflect light evenly across the surface.
  • The polish is smooth and does not have any evident scratches.