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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, enjoying natural, unique, asymmetrical, and still-changing objects. Celebrating the marks of loving wear in a …

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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 final polishing. Processing time is related to the hardness, size, and complexity of the material …

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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 Year: Blue Topaz 5th Year: Sapphire 6th Year: Amethyst 7th Year: Onyx 8th Year: Tourmaline …

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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. Please enjoy! Month Traditional Birthstones Hebrew & Roman Birthstones Arabic Birthstones Hindu Birthstones Jan Garnet, …

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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 Gemstones, Metaphysical Gemstones, New Gemstones, Featured Items, On Sale Gems, Designer Jewelry. And, if you …

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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, but is too shallow – light won’t reflect off the pavilion faces because it is …

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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 jewelry and can create custom gem designs for your special person, occasion, or group. Click …

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how gems are cut

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 faceting …

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