On 5/10/05, Jim Weirich <jim / weirichhouse.org> wrote:
> James Britt said:
> > I find the literal gem image boring and impractical (in contrast to Ruby
> > itself), and I may in fact be in the minority, but I don't know how I or
> > anyone would really know that.
> BTW, I'm no expert on gems.  I'm just going on what I've seen by googling
> the topic.  I would be thrilled if someone pointed out that Rubies do
> actually occur in that shape.

I have a friend who is a jeweller. She has told me that the diamond
cut is the most common cut, followed by the square cut.

-austin
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