About

Mark Liccini

The late Mark Liccini began his career as a stone carver in the 1970s and worked for many decades as a renowned lapidary. Mark mastered the art of gemology, gaining degrees from Gemmological Association of Great Briton,and Columbia School of Gemmology, Wash.D.C.

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Mark Liccini

Quartz Color Treatments

Quartz color treatment results vary due to the stone’s origin. Learn the effects you can achieve with different materials and radiation and heat…

The History of Quartz Treatment

Learn about the history of quartz treatment, including why it took so long to treat quartz with any consistency, in this informative article.