The sawing process starts by connecting the diamond wire to an electric engine. The diamond wire cutting tools then drill into the mountain, rotating to achieve a clean cut.
After determining the use of the block based on its colour and quality, the blocks are then formed.
The blocks are finally put in position for further selection and transportation around the world. Blocks vary in size from 2 to 40 tonnes and the dimensions are up to 3.5 metres long and 2 metres high.