Right now, the effect of gems is so uninteresting that its hard to get excited about making one.
Right now my primary character (a DH) has about 1600 dexterity. He's wearing 3 green gems. I have the materials to craft perfect gems, but to upgrade all three would cost me ~1.5 million gold. The net gain in dexterity would only be 48 Dex, a roughly 3% improvement.
It's going to be a long long time before 1.5 million gold can't be used to buy me more than a 3% improvement.
3 (not 9, since it takes 3 Flawless Squares to make a Perfect Square. If you paid 30k 9 times, you'd have 9 Perfect Squares.) x 30 = 90You need 9 PSq for 3 RadSq for 1Star. If you honestly believed this you'd be making a killing since prices accurately track to 500k+15%.
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