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    Custom Gem Cutting | Clear Cut Gems

    Clear Cut Gems is a custom gemstone cutting service located in Florida, USA. All gems are precision cut to exacting standards by gem cutter Lloyd Forrester, to ensure maximum brilliance and value. The gem market is full of poorly cut native and commercial stones with incorrect, misaligned angles, poor designs and sub standard polishing.

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    Gemstones – Raw Cut GemStones

    At Rawcut Gem we have a team of experts who understand the very unique geology. Utilising our knowledge, combining it with cutting-edge technology and the use of the most innovative techniques, means that we can produce a consistent supply of gemstones and are always looking to reduce the impact of our activities on the environment.

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    FACET SHOPPE -Gems, Faceting, Rough and Cut Gemstones ...

    THE place for faceters of all skill levels and anyone interested in gemcutting to find information and products related to faceting, rough gems, cut gemstones, lapidary and jewelry-making products. Your source for the highest quality information, service, and products that assure the greatest value to all of our visitors and customers.

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    Gemstone Cutting - Step by Step | PriceScope

    I am often asked by clients, friends and family about how gemstones are faceted. I designed this photo pictorial to illustrate to the steps of the gemstone cutting process. The gemstone I selected for this first pictorial was a 13.3ct piece of rhodolite garnet from Africa. Due to the shape of the rough, I chose […]

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    Faceting Rough - How to evaluate and select it

    Any reasonable gem rough evaluation demands one use all three techniques. ... would be a problem in a short, blocky stone, but isn't that troubling in a nice long pencil like this. We can still cut an acceptable gem from this rough. We'll need to subtract value for the closed C, and the wasted weight on both ends, but given the right price ...

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    Learn how cut stone sizes, gem quality, and expert cutting can make a difference.… Getting the Best Gem Yield from a Crystal Cutting crystals for the best gem yield is a critical skill for faceters.

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    Gem Price Guide - International Gem Society - IGS

    Wholesale is generally one third of retail. High-end gems are often marked up 30% or less, while low-priced, more "commercial quality" faceted gems are often marked up considerably more. Unless otherwise noted, all prices listed below are for cut gems, not rough or raw …

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    Raw gemstone ring | Etsy

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    Gemstone from Raw Amber Using Sandpaper, Cloth and ...

    Feb 12, 2018· In this video I show how I made some amber I bought for PCRT into a precious gemstone using nothing more than Sandpaper, Cloth and a bit of Toothpaste. These are …

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    How Gems are Cut - The Gemstone ArtistThe Gemstone Artist

    How Gems are Cut. There are a number of good machines available for cutting precious stones – a process called faceting. Although the machines may look complicated, they consist primarily of a grinding plate called a lap and a set of protractors that help the faceter hold the stone accurately against the lap. The faceter controls the actual ...

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    Lapidary 101: Introduction to Stone Cutting | Interweave

    Stone cutting is one step in the overall lapidary process. Lapidaries (stone-cutters or gem-cutters) cut, polish, and sometimes facet stones for use in gemstone jewelry making or for gem collectors. After cabochon cutting or gem cutting, stone polishing and buffing are final finishing steps in the lapidary process. The Magic of Stone Cutting

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    Gemstone Faceting Service Price List

    Much of gemstone cutting requires the same process for every stone, which is what I considered to establish my per stone flat rate for up to the first five carats of finished gemstone weight. If a finished stone weighs 5 carats or less, this is the price for faceting that stone. As stones get larger, it does take more time and will cost more.

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    3 Ways to Cut Gems - wikiHow

    Apr 29, 2011· How to Cut Gems. Try your hand at cutting and polishing rough or uncut gems. You can decide what shape to make the gem and how many facets it should have. To make a detailed, sparkling gem, use a faceting machine with laps for grinding and...

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    We sell rough and cut gemstones, offering a wide range of rough gemstones for specimen-cabbing-facet and beautiful cut stones ready for your mount..Either for a new piece of jewelry or replacing a stone in an existing piece of jewelry.We offer thousands of lots, all with individual photos, what you see in the photo is what you will receive.

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    Raw Diamonds and Rough Gemstones – The Raw Stone

    Our complete inventory of raw diamonds and rough diamonds. Descriptions contain sizing and source information for each stone. If you do not see exactly what you are looking for, please be in direct touch with us at [email protected]

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    Gemstone Cuts - JewelsForMe.com

    Cutting gemstones is a process of turning rough, unpolished stones into gemstones as we know them, so they can be used in jewelry. Cutting gives the stones a specific shape and enables the true color and brilliance of the gem to emerge.

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    How to Cut and Polish Semi Precious Gemstone - Ribbonstone ...

    Dec 22, 2014· Ever wondered what it takes to polish a piece of gemstone? In this video, I'm showing the basic cutting, grinding and polishing of a semi precious gem called a Ribbonstone. MUSIC - …

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    : Bingcute 1pound 1-1.5" inch Rough Rainbow ...

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    How to Polish a Rough Ruby | LEAFtv

    Rubies are beautiful and expensive gemstones. According to, the most important aspect in determining value is the color of the ruby: "The term 'pigeon blood' color has been used in the gemstone trade to characterize a perfect, fiery luminescent red of a perfect ...

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    Raw gemstone | Etsy

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    How to Identify Raw Gems | Our Pastimes

    How to Identify Raw Gems. Some gems in their raw state, such as diamonds and pearls, are just as attractive as a finely cut and polished stone. For other gems, it takes a keen eye to spot and identify them as a gem at all. Often times you will walk right past a raw gem, unless you know how to identify it.

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    What Do Raw Rubies Look Like? | Sciencing

    Apr 24, 2017· The mineral corundum produces sapphires of every color of the rainbow, including red ones, which are known as rubies. When polished and cut, rubies can be among the largest and most costly of gemstones. However, before they go through the cutting process, rubies can be much more unassuming. When taken straight from ...

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    How are Gems Cut and Polished?

    How are Gems Cut and Polished? Not required for EPS2 students. The process of cutting and polishing gems is called gemcutting or lapidary, while a person who cuts and polishes gems is called a gemcutter or a lapidary (sometimes lapidarist).. Gemstone material that has not been extensively cut and polished is referred to generally as rough.Rough material that has been lightly hammered to knock ...

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    How to Cut Rough Emeralds | LEAFtv

    Cutting rough emeralds is one of the most difficult and stressful tasks any gem-cutter will face. Emeralds fall between a 7.5 and 8.0 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, and they are quite brittle, making them susceptible to cracking and splintering. They are also incredibly valuable, with ...

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    How to Cut and Polish Gemstones Without Machines - YouTube

    Jul 05, 2016· This is a quick video tutorial on how to cut and polish a low hardness gemstone (in this case, Fluorite) using materials that you can find around the home and at your local hardware store.

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    Cut (gems) - Wikipedia

    When a gemstone is desired to be used in jewelry, it is cut depending on the size and shape of the rough stone, as well as the desired piece of jewelry to be made. As a general rule, a cut gemstone will reduce the mass (described in the carat) by about 50 percent.. There are several techniques available to work with gemstones; among them are sawing, grinding, sanding, lapping, polishing ...

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    A Guide to Gem Cutting Styles - International Gem Society

    While some cut names may describe the face-up shape of the finished gem, others refer to the shape and arrangement of the gem's facets.These cuts are also known as gem cutting styles. The three most basic cutting styles are brilliant, step, and mixed.

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