Gem Lore – A Resource For Gemcutting Information
A resource for Gem cutting Information, this is a comprehensive repository of information and assistance intended to advance and enhance skills in Lapidary.
Offering a comprehensive repository of information and assistance intended to advance and enhance skills, knowledge and performance in the various lapidary and related gemcutting disciplines, embracing faceting, cabochon cutting, fantasy cutting and rock specialties along with special help for anyone desiring street smarts for buying jewelry that feature gemstones and/or gold content.
Dr. Gerald Wykoff GG CSM
Dr. Gerald Wykoff is GG (Graduate Gemologist), a CSM (Certified Supreme Master gemcutter), educator, and author of several gemology books. He founded the American Society of Gemcutters in the 1980s and served for more than 10 years as the editor of its monthly magazine, American Gemcutter.
Weight Length Conversions
A Good Faceting Machine
Choosing the Right Faceting Machine
Custom Gem Faceting Styles
Eight Famous Sapphires and the Stories Behind Them
How to Dry Opals Safely
Rose Quartz Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
Ten Big, Beautiful, and Affordable Engagement Ring Stones
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