How to make a radiant star gem in diablo 3 - the overly complicated version.
OK first you're gonna need a couple things
1.) 581,104,000 gold
2.) 1,594,323 chipped gems of the type that you want
3.) 32805 Pages of Jewelcrafting
4.) 3645 Tomes of Jewelcrafting
5.) 1631 Tomes of Secrets
6.) Recipes for the flawless, perfect, and radiant star versions of the gem you want
now go to the jewelcrafter and at about 4 seconds a craft you'll have your radiant star in a mere 36 Days, 21 Hours 42 Minutes and 4 seconds !!!