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FINAL GIRDLING [1 record]

Record 1 2004-05-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Gemmology
  • Diamond Industry
DEF

The final bruting process before the diamond is lapped and brillianteered.

CONT

Describe bruting: the process of creating a girdle at the widest dimension of a diamond, perpendicular to the table; a) when referring to the process of making the diamond round, it is called bruting; b) when referring to the process of finishing the girdle, it is called girdling.

OBS

rondisting: Dutch, the final shaping of the girdle once the initial eight facets have been blocked and cross-worked. Called final girdling in English.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gemmologie
  • Industrie diamantaire
DEF

Dernier débrutage avant le lapping et le brillantage.

Spanish

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