Diamond Cleaver

Split rough diamonds along premarked lines to remove imperfections.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$19,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Diamond Cleavers do?

Splits rough diamonds along premarked lines to remove imperfections, such as internal spots and flaws, and to obtain optimum value from stones: Positions diamond in holder and presses diamond-studded tool along premarked lines to make incision for splitting. Places steel blade in incision and taps blade with jeweler’s hammer to split stone.


Should I be a Diamond Cleaver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Diamond Cleaner

    How to become a Diamond Cleaver

    Diamond Cleavers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Diamond Cleaver-related education!
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