You need many years of experience, patience, a steady hand and a “feel” for the unique properties of each crystal when you start polishing blanks.
That is why we start training our apprentices by using the old fashioned methods first: teaching them to confidently handle the delicate materials, the different polishing techniques, the procedures and processes they need to use to continually monitor their work.
Of course we move with the times and are equipped with the latest technical equipment which speeds up and simplifies production and is essential for larger stock runs. But only when our apprentices have learned the basics of their trade, do we let them move on to using computer guided technology.
This brings us to the last step in the process: Quality Control