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Eric Hoffman

I prefer chrome oxide for my beryls, of any color. Some folks (like several cabbers in my guild) like using diamond for everything, and I understand the appeal of that approach–it’s simple. I still prefer oxides whenever possible, and diamond only on hard stuff (Mohs-wise, like corundum, CZ, and up) or on problem materials. To me at least, the oxides work quicker and have more pop.