sand gemstones


Use abrasives to remove scratches and irregularities on gemstones. The abrasives used for this process are finer than the ones used for grinding gemstones. The sanding process used to create flat surfaces on a stone, such as facets, is called lapping.

Alternative label

  • sanding gemstones

  • abrade gemstones

  • sand a gemstone

  • lapping gemstones

  • polish gemstones

Skill type

  • skill

Skill reusability level

  • sector specific skills and competences

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