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Gemstones pp 108-118 | Cite as

Fashioning

  • Michael O’Donoghue

Abstract

It has not always been appreciated that a gemstone contains interior beauty and its surface appearance, attractive though this may be, is only part of the total power of attraction: such crystals as the octahedra of diamond and spinel were left virtually untouched in early times. The fashioning of stones began with the grinding down of natural crystal faces.

Keywords

Cast Iron Diamond Crystal Diamond Powder Natural Crystal Methylene Iodide 
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© M. O’Donoghue 1988

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  • Michael O’Donoghue

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