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Wabi Sabi Collection

Wabi sabi has been called “the material manifestation of Zen” – everything that machine-made, technology-saturated culture isn’t. Wabi sabi is the charm and originality of imperfection, both inherent and time-gifted. Living through the senses, engaging in life as it happens, … 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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Anniversary Gemstones

Welcome to Anniversary Gemstones by year. Just click on any of the gems listed to instantly see all related custom cut gemstones on the site. Please enjoy! Anniversary Anniversary Gemstone 1st Year: Gold 2nd Year: Garnet 3rd Year: Pearls 4th … Continue reading

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Birthstones by Month

Welcome to my convenient birthstones by month page, where you can find both traditional birthstones and non-traditional birth stones by month. Just click on any of the gems listed to instantly see all related custom cut gemstones on the site. … 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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Gemstone Geometry

Most everyone has seen the “three bears” of stone geometry – Many American cutters have some version of this thing on their web site or brochure: The first “bear” is “pappa bear” – he looks very big from the top, … Continue reading

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Custom Faceting Services

CLICK HERE for custom faceting services FAQ and SAQ. CLICK HERE for the forms to send your gems for evaluation now. The Gemstone Artist offers high-quality custom gem cutting and one-of-a-kind faceted gems and carved gemstone art. I create designer … 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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