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While we can’t be certain he was the first, Lodewyk van Bercken was an incredibly important early inventor of the scaif. The scaif uses a wheel coated in oil and diamond dust to grind and polish diamonds. Previously, tools for polishing diamonds were difficult to use and limiting. With the scaif, it became feasible to facet diamonds and possible to polish in a more controlled manner.
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We’re going to Antwerp soon. We’ll be hand selecting diamonds and we’d love to get some for you. If you have something in mind, or if you have questions, come talk with us. We’d love to collaborate.
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#antwerpdiamonds #diamondcapitaloftheworld #hometownjeweler

While we can’t be certain he was the first, Lodewyk van Bercken was an incredibly important early inventor of the scaif. The scaif uses a wheel coated in oil and diamond dust to grind and polish diamonds. Previously, tools for polishing diamonds were difficult to use and limiting. With the scaif, it became feasible to facet diamonds and possible to polish in a more controlled manner. • We’re going to Antwerp soon. We’ll be hand selecting diamonds and we’d love to get some for you. If you have something in mind, or if you have questions, come talk with us. We’d love to collaborate. • #antwerpdiamonds #diamondcapitaloftheworld #hometownjeweler

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