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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.
Traditional, defined curve on the outside. Flat on the in side
Softer than a D, Flat on the inside
Modern, angular profile
Flat on the outside, Comfort curve on the inside
It has a curve on the outside as well as the inside for a comfort fit.
Works best up to 3mm wide
Flat 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.
Pearl and Alexandrite
Sapphire Variety of colours
Tourmaline and Opal Variety of Colours
Topaz, 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.