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==Bug Barion Egg - Marco Voltolini==
 
==Bug Barion Egg - Marco Voltolini==
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[[Image:Bugbarionegg.JPG|thumb|right|350px|Design test-cut in a citrine quartz from Madagascar]]
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[[Image:Spess 3.jpg|thumb|right|350px|2.65 ct Nigerian spessartine garnet. Photo courtesy of Dave Dawson]]
  
 
This is a very nice cut with a slightly different outline. It is an egg, it is a checkerboard, and it has barion facets.
 
This is a very nice cut with a slightly different outline. It is an egg, it is a checkerboard, and it has barion facets.
  
I derived it from an oval I designed (I'll upload it at the gemologyproyect hopefully soon) and I thought it'd have been a good idea to have a similar design with a drop/egg outline. It should be nice for pendants or earrings.
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I derived it from an oval I designed ([[Voltolini - Bug Barion]]) and I thought it'd have been a good idea to have a similar design with a drop/egg outline. It should be nice for pendants or earrings.
 
 
Simple in appearance, it's not very easy to cut properly. The instruction and the cut sequence in the design files are the ones I use. Probably there are a few better (especially for saving rough) sequences, but mine does not require L/W measurements.
 
 
 
By the way this sequence worked for me:
 
 
 
[[Image:Bugbarionegg.JPG]]
 
 
 
''Design test-cut in a citrine quartz from Madagascar''
 
  
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Simple in appearance, it's not very easy to cut properly. The instruction and the cut sequence in the design files are the ones I use. Probably there are a few better (especially for saving rough) sequences, but mine does not require L/W measurements. By the way, this sequence worked well for me.
  
 
If you cut it please comment here and maybe add a picture!
 
If you cut it please comment here and maybe add a picture!
  
 
Marco
 
Marco

Latest revision as of 00:20, 26 October 2010

Bug Barion Egg - Marco Voltolini

Design test-cut in a citrine quartz from Madagascar


2.65 ct Nigerian spessartine garnet. Photo courtesy of Dave Dawson

This is a very nice cut with a slightly different outline. It is an egg, it is a checkerboard, and it has barion facets.

I derived it from an oval I designed (Voltolini - Bug Barion) and I thought it'd have been a good idea to have a similar design with a drop/egg outline. It should be nice for pendants or earrings.

Simple in appearance, it's not very easy to cut properly. The instruction and the cut sequence in the design files are the ones I use. Probably there are a few better (especially for saving rough) sequences, but mine does not require L/W measurements. By the way, this sequence worked well for me.

If you cut it please comment here and maybe add a picture!

Marco