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Within the history of the lapidary arts, the so-called “cabochon” cut is considered one of the oldest techniques of cutting gems.
Appreciated since Antiquity, this technique was practiced by craftsmen from China to the Mediterranean basin, via India, because it highlighted the color of the gemstones.
The cabochon cut became a signature of ...