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There are many different profiles that are possible. Here below are the main different profiles. Of oourse there are a few other shapes possible, adding patterns would also change the look.
D Shape ProfileTraditional, defined curve on the outside. Flat on the in side
Gental Curve ProfileSofter than a D, Flat on the inside
Flat ProfileModern, angular profile
Reverse D ProfileFlat on the outside, Comfort curve on the inside
Court ProfileIt has a curve on the outside as well as the inside for a comfort fit.
Halo ProfileWorks best up to 3mm wide
Knife Edge Profile
Chamfered ProfileFlat inside, flat top with chamfered corners. Modern and Angular
There are many different shapes that gemstones are cut into.
Here are just a small selection of the most popular cut thats you see gemstones in.
JunePearl and Alexandrite
Variety of colours
OctoberTourmaline and Opal
Variety of Colours
DecemberTopaz, Tanzanite and Turquoise
The idea of birthstones - a gemstone assigned to each month of the year - is thought to be an ancient one, and scholars trace it back to the Breastplate of Aaron that was described in the book of Exodus in the Bible. Here are our birthstones for each month. You will find in other places the months vary with what gemstones they say it is, this is due to variation and change over the centurys. Our birthstones are more modern/traditional rather than mystical or ayurvedic.