Cut gem stones


Cut and shape gemstones and jewellery pieces.

Alternative labels

saw gem stones
cut gems
cutting gem stones
reshape gem stones

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Cut gem stones is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Jewellery designer: Jewellery designers use a variety of materials, including gold, silver and precious stones to design and plan pieces of jewellery that can have a wearable or decorative purpose. They are involved in the different stages of the making process and may design for individual clients or for mass production clients.
Precious stone cutter: Precious stone cutters use cutting machines and tools to cut or carve diamonds and other gemstones according to diagrams and patterns while considering different specifications. They are experts at fabricating jewellery such as rings, brooches, chains and bracelets from gemstones.

Optional skill

Cut gem stones is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Gemmologist: Gemmologists value precious stones by analysing their characteristics, cut, and provenience either for trading or for further polishing efforts. They asses stones and gems to give them a market value.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022