Talk:Voltolini - Bug Barion Egg

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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!