AGS Granted Three Patents on Cut Grading SystemMay 25, 08
The American Gem Society was recently granted three patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), recognizing the
The first patent recognizes computer ray tracing technology that helps to determine a gemstone’s light performance, which includes the
The second relates to systems and methods that, according to the abstract, “can be used to determine the dispersion of a diamond relative to an observation point, which can then be used to provide a map or other indicator” of the gem’s fire potential.
Finally, the third patent recognizes systems and methods that illuminate a diamond with multi-angle, color-coded light rays in order to determine the location from which the gem gathers light.