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Re-polishing the Table of a Green Tourmaline while in the ring

This green Tourmaline had been worn for many years and was very scratched and pitted. It can be hard to see the brilliance of the gem when the top surface is similar to frosted glass.

Below, you will see photos and description of the cutting process.

Green Tourmaline that is very scratched and in a ring .

Before Re-polishing the Table

You can see how badly this green Tourmaline is scratched.

Because there are no obstructions above the level of the table, we can re-polish the table.

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Shows the ring mounted in my machine while I am re-polishing the table of the gemstone.

During Re-polishing of the Table

In this photo you can see how I have mounted the ring in my faceting machine and the table of the Tourmaline is now on the polishing lap.

Shows ring with the green Tourmaline. The table has been re-polished.

Finished Re-polished Table

You can now see how much nicer the table of the green Tourmaline looks after it has been re-polished.

The brilliance of the gem can also be seen now and the color is also more vivid.

→  Take me back to examples of Re-polishing Tables of Gemstones while they are in the Ring


Denton Anderson,
Gemologist & Gem Cutter
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Photo of Denton the gem cutter.

Graduate Gemologist, GIA, GG
Over 20 years of experience.