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Wabi Sabi 016

A 0.27 carat blazing red Pyrope Garnet from Africa faceted in a brilliant cut by artist John Bailey and installed in natural Obsidian found in Oregon. Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi 015

A stunning 0.42 carat electric-blue Apatite faceted by artist John Bailey in his design titled “12-6” and installed in a naturally-textured Obsidian nodule collected in Northern Nevada. Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi 014

A lightly pink 2.30 carat Tourmaline from Nigeria faceted by artist John Bailey in a fancy Ceylon-style round and installed in a naturally-textured Obsidian nodule collected in Northern Nevada. Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi 017

A rare, 0.61 carat bright chartreuse Sphene from Pakistan faceted in the 6-Petal flower design by artist John Bailey and installed in natural Obsidian found in Oregon. Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi 013

A 2.10 carat Rhodolite Garnet with deep red flashes faceted by artist John Bailey in his “Gunter’s Glitter” design and installed in naturally-textured Obsidian collected in Northern Nevada. Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi 032

A glowing 0.53 carat neon yellow Apatite faceted by artist John Bailey in his design called “12-6” and installed in natural Obsidian from Oregon. Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi 037

A brilliant-cut 0.65 carat Oregon Sunstone, flashing with bright elemental Copper Schiller, mined by the artist and installed in natural Obsidian collected in Northern Nevada. Continue reading

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Wabi Sabi 038

A brilliant-cut 0.64 carat champagne-colored Oregon Sunstone, mined by the artist and installed in natural Obsidian collected in Northern Nevada. Continue reading

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Custom Faceting FAQ & SAQ

How long will it take? Faceting a precious gemstone is as much art as science, and must still be done by hand in a multi-step operation that includes evaluation, design selection (or even custom design creation), preforming, grinding, pre-polishing, and … Continue reading

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This is a cut of my design “Gaijin” in a “needle glass”. Continue reading

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