Jewelry Making Tools: An Introduction
Jewelry making is a great way to tap into your creative side. Learn what jewelry making tools you’ll need to get started.
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Saw Frames and Saw Blades in Jewelry Making
A jeweler's saw frame and blades is essential for cutting metal. Learn more about things to consider when purchasing a...
Citrine Faceting Information
This is a source of information on tips and guides for Citrine faceting. A Citrine is a yellowish - yellow...
Product Review, Opal The Smart Chart
The newest thing in the opal world is the Opal Smart Chart. This is a software package designed to help...
Ginger: Faceting Design Diagram
Successful tips, details, and guide on Faceting Designs. A Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts,...
Pricing Faceted Gems and Calculating Your Return
Properly pricing faceted gems can be a daunting task for investors. Learn how to research gem prices and calculate your...
Gemology Book Reviews: Careers
Learn how varied gemology careers can be. Our gemology book reviews highlight three different approaches — as art, science, and...
Augelite Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
Soft and brittle, rare augelites are difficult to cut and unsuitable for wear. Faceted transparent pieces are only found in...
Six Famous Aquamarines
Aquamarines have been cut into many large and beautiful gemstones. Let’s take a look at six of the world’s most...
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