Diamond Cutting by Basil Watermeyer 6th Editon
Book Size: 10" x 7" (25cm x 17 1/2 cm)
Basil Watermeyer's final revised edition of diamond cutting. This work deals with the intricate details of manufacturing rough diamonds in all of its phases including the fashioning of fancy shapes. It gives great insight into the cutting and polishing of rough diamonds to the finished product with discussion on inclusion removal and weight retention from the rough. This book is compiled from the author's careful notes over a thirty-three year career in diamond cutting and polishing. The book is complete with numerous photographs and drawings. This work is a great extension to further the student's insight on rough diamonds.