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  • 1) Cuts and polishes facets, table, and culet on diamonds, using table-mounted polishing plate: Mixes bort, starts motor that spins plate, applies bort to plate with fingers, and presses leather strap against plate to work bort into surface.

  • 2) Positions diamond in cup of dop and aligns dop in holding device to set angle of diamond for cutting.

  • 3) Lowers diamond onto spinning plate, exercising core to prevent damaging diamond.

  • 4) Positions holding device between guide pins on table or holds device in hands and regulates pressure of diamond against spinning plate with hand or metal weight.

  • 5) Examines diamond frequently to ensure that angle and position of cuts are within specified limits.

  • 6) Measures cuts, using loupe and gauges, and feels diamond to determine that cuts are with grain.

  • 7) Removes and replaces polishing plate as necessary, using wrench.

  • 8) May saw diamonds, using bench lathe.

  • 9) May cut and polish facets, tables, and culets on girdled diamonds and be designated Blocker.

  • 10) May be designated according to section of diamond cut as Bezel Cutter; Pavilion Cutter.




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Job Number: 1124