Search Results for: Needle

Wabi Sabi 049

A lovely and unusually-bright brilliant-cut 0.50 carat Peridot with rare Ludwigite needle inclusions from the Soppat mines in Pakistan, installed in brown Basalt collected on the Oregon coast. Continue reading

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351-03C

Goshenite, believed to be from Brazil, cut into my Bare Square One design. Continue reading

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101-64

Single needle inclusion isolated in White Topaz. As you can see in the left-hand image, the needle terminates below the table, which, due to orientation of the needle, had to be polished on-cleavage.

This gem was finished with my Voodoo Polish. Continue reading

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101-35

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

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101-14

This standard round brilliant cut was done around a needle inclusion in the glass. The needle runs from the tip of the culet to the center of the table. When the stone is viewed straight-on, the needle is reflected in every facet! Continue reading

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Gem Finder

Welcome to the Gem Finder where you can search for gems by Shape, by Color, by Gemstone Species, or by Gemstone Certification using the tables below. There are also pages to find Birthstones by month, Anniversary Gems by year, Zodiac … Continue reading

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1001-02B

I do not know the nature of the needle inclusion. The precious play of color is just detectible.
This gem was finished with my Voodoo Polish. Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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