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==Beginner Pear - Michiko Huynh==
 
==Beginner Pear - Michiko Huynh==
  
In general, the fewer the symmetry in the faceting design, the harder it is to cut. However, despite its 1-fold mirror symmetry, this pear design is easy to cut.  Follow the diagram carefully.  When transfer the stone, use a V dop and align the V groove to 96-48.   
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In general, the fewer the symmetry in the faceting design, the harder it is to cut. However, despite its 1-fold mirror symmetry, this pear design is easy to cut.  Follow the diagram carefully.   
  
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When transfer the stone, use a V dop and align the V groove to 96-48. The crown facets J and K cut quickly and tend to be over-cut.  Set the mast height so the stone barely touches the lap and proceed little by little. 
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It is good for most gem materials.  It seems to deepen the color.
 
It is good for most gem materials.  It seems to deepen the color.
  

Latest revision as of 18:09, 15 April 2011

Beginner Pear - Michiko Huynh

In general, the fewer the symmetry in the faceting design, the harder it is to cut. However, despite its 1-fold mirror symmetry, this pear design is easy to cut. Follow the diagram carefully.

When transfer the stone, use a V dop and align the V groove to 96-48. The crown facets J and K cut quickly and tend to be over-cut. Set the mast height so the stone barely touches the lap and proceed little by little.

It is good for most gem materials. It seems to deepen the color.


Click on this link to download the gemcad file: File:Beginner pear.gem

Click on this link to download the pdf file: File:BeginnerPear.pdf

Michiko Huynh Photo

Peridot (Africa)