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CROSS-WORKER [2 records]

Record 1 2007-01-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Occupation Names (General)
  • Gemmology
  • Diamond Industry
CONT

In general a brilliant is cut by several workers: first of all the cross cutter or cross worker who polished the table, the four main facets or the top (crown) and the four facets or the bottom (base), in other words, the basic form. This is then sometimes take over by an eight-cut polisher and finally by the brillianteerer.

Key term(s)
  • cross-worker
  • cross-cutter

French

Domaine(s)
  • Désignations des emplois (Généralités)
  • Gemmologie
  • Industrie diamantaire
CONT

En règle générale, un brillant est taillé par des personnes différentes : tout d'abord, par le tailleur en croix qui taille la table, les quatre facettes principales de couronne et les quatre autres de culasse, puis ensuite, dans certains cas, par le tailleur en 8/8 et enfin par le brillanteur.

Spanish

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Record 2 2007-01-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Occupation Names (General)
  • Gemmology
  • Diamond Industry
DEF

A member of a processing team who is responsible for establishing crown and pavilion main facets to specific angles and indices through blocking and lapping.

CONT

Cross-cutter is the skilled person who grinds and polishes the first 16 facets on a diamond.

Key term(s)
  • cross worker
  • cross-worker

French

Domaine(s)
  • Désignations des emplois (Généralités)
  • Gemmologie
  • Industrie diamantaire
DEF

Membre de l'équipe de production chargé de tailler les facettes principales de couronne et de culasse, à des angles et positions spécifiques, lors de la mise en croix et en huit et du lapping.

Spanish

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