Cutting Information for Specific Gemstones


Tips and tricks for cutting, faceting and recutting specific types of gemstones.

Turkish Purple Jade Jewelry

Turkish Purple Jade Jewelry

What is Turkish purple jade? Learn about the qualities of this rare, beautiful, and versatile gemstone and see it transformed...
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Carving an Arizona Black Jade Pendant

Carving an Arizona Black Jade Pendant

What is Arizona black jade? Learn about this unusual opaque black gem material and follow this pendant carving demonstration by...
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Tips for Polishing Kunzite

Tips for Polishing Kunzite

Polishing kunzite can be very challenging, especially for novice gemstone faceters. Learn what tools and techniques work best.
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How to Cut a Simple Heart Ruby or Sapphire

How to Cut a Simple Heart Ruby or Sapphire

Cutting corundum gems — rubies and sapphires — can be difficult. Learn how to handle this material by faceting a...
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Tips for Cutting Kunzite

Tips for Cutting Kunzite

Cutting kunzite and other gemstones with easy cleavage is challenging. These tips can help you facet this beautiful and valuable...
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Polishing Garnets And Tourmalines

Polishing Garnets And Tourmalines

Garnet and tourmaline are popular jewelry stones. Learn to use the best techniques, abrasives, and laps for polishing garnets and...
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Starlite Zircon Faceting Information

Starlite Zircon Faceting Information

Successful tips and suggestions about Starlite Zircon Faceting. Brief details and straightforward information about cuts and polishes for Starlite Zircon....
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Verdelite and Chrome Tourmaline Faceting

Verdelite and Chrome Tourmaline Faceting

Faceting Information such as guides, tips and tricks. Choose which tips best fit the criteria for Verdelite and Chrome Tourmaline...
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Fancy Zircon Faceting Information

Fancy Zircon Faceting Information

Get up to date information on Fancy Zircon Faceting tips and guides. Includes details related to Fancy Zircon stones that...
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Hyacinth Zircon Faceting Information

Hyacinth Zircon Faceting Information

Suggestions for successful tips on Hyacinth Zircon Facet / Faceting Information. Offers details on Hyacinth Zircon stones, and related issues...
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Indicolite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Indicolite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Practical tips on Indicolite Tourmaline Faceting. Covers Indicolite Tourmaline Facet / Faceting Information related issues, news, research, tips, and guide....
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Rubellite Faceting Information

Rubellite Faceting Information

Helpful information on how to cut and polish Rubellite Tourmaline stones. Essential guides, tips and details necessary for Rubellite Tourmaline...
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Schorl Tourmaline Faceting Information

Schorl Tourmaline Faceting Information

All the resources needed for Schorl Tourmaline faceting. Information such as tips, tricks and details to help learn more about...
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Siberite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Siberite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Extra Siberite Tourmaline Faceting tips! Helpful information such as details, reviews, tricks, successful tips and suggestions on Siberite Tourmaline stones...
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Dravite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Dravite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Covering general and detailed information on Dravite Faceting. This article will help build your knowledge on tips and guides for...
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Elbaite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Elbaite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Resources you need to know about Elbaite Tourmaline Facet / Faceting Information. Read and learn tips and guides on cuts...
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Zincite Faceting Information

Zincite Faceting Information

A guide to Zincite Faceting Information. Essential information on Zincite faceting that includes tips on cuts and polishes together with...
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Zoisite and Tanzanite Faceting Information

Zoisite and Tanzanite Faceting Information

All the resources needed for Tanzanite faceting. Information such as successful tips, tricks and details to help learn more on...
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Topaz Facet / Faceting Information

Topaz Facet / Faceting Information

A great informational article that features tips on Topaz Facet. Covers Topaz Faceting related issues, news, research, and much more...
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Achroite Tourmaline Faceting Information

Achroite Tourmaline Faceting Information

An Achroite is a rare, colorless tourmaline, with clarity from transparent to translucent. This gemstone cuts and polishes just like...
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Gadolinium Gallium Garnet Faceting Information

Gadolinium Gallium Garnet Faceting Information

Gadolinium Gallium Garnet or GGG, is a crystalline material of the garnet group which may also find use in jewelry...
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Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Faceting Information

Yttrium Aluminum Garnet Faceting Information

Yttrium (YAG) is also known as various other names in the gemstone market today such as diamonite. This may also...
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Kunzite (Spodumene) Faceting Information

Kunzite (Spodumene) Faceting Information

Suggestions for successful tips for kunzite faceting Information. Offers details on kunzite (spodumene) stones, and related issues and topics.
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Cubic Zirconia Synthetic Facet / Faceting Rough

Cubic Zirconia Synthetic Facet / Faceting Rough

Despite the differences in physical properties, Cubic Zirconia has maintained being an important competitor of Diamonds, with its visual similarities....
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Spinel Facet / Faceting Information

Spinel Facet / Faceting Information

Helpful information such as successful tips and details on how to Spinel Facet gemstones. Essential information and guides necessary for...
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Hiddenite Faceting Information

Hiddenite Faceting Information

Essential Tips and suggestions about Hiddenite Tourmaline Faceting. Helpful information, details and guides on how to Facet Hiddenite Tourmaline stones....
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Sapphire Facet / Faceting Rough

Sapphire Facet / Faceting Rough

Practical tips on Sapphire Facet. Covers Sapphire Faceting related issues, news, research, tips, and guide. Includes helpful details about the...
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Scapolite Faceting Information

Scapolite Faceting Information

Up to date information on Scapolite Faceting. Includes helpful information such as tips, guides, reviews and details on Scapolite gemstones...
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Sphalerite Facet / Faceting Information

Sphalerite Facet / Faceting Information

Practical tips on Sphalerite Facet / Faceting Information. Covers Sphalerite Facet / Faceting Information related issues, news, research, tips, and...
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Sphene Faceting Information

Suggestions for successful tips on Sphene Facet / Faceting Information. Offers information on Sphene stones and related details, tips, tricks...
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Color Change Sapphire Faceting Information

Color Change Sapphire Faceting Information

Color Change Sapphire is unique and change different colors with different lighting view. This is a source on guides for...
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Padparadschah Sapphire Faceting Information

Padparadschah Sapphire Faceting Information

Up to date information on Padparadschah Sapphire faceting. Includes helpful information like tips, guides and details related to Padparadschah Sapphire...
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Ruby Sapphire Facet / Faceting Information

Ruby Sapphire Facet / Faceting Information

Tips and details about Ruby Sapphire faceting. Brief and straightforward information on Ruby Sapphire Faceting. Choose cuts that best fit...
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Rose Quartz Faceting Information

Suggestions for successful tips on Rose Quartz Facet / Faceting Information. Offers details on Rose Quartz stones, and related issues,...
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Smokey Quartz Facet / Faceting Information

Smokey Quartz Facet / Faceting Information

Faceting Information such as reviews, guide, tips and tricks. Choose what best fits the criteria for Smokey Quartz gemstones together...
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Treated Quartz Faceting Information

Treated Quartz Faceting Information

Resources you need to know about Treated Quartz Facet / Faceting. Read and learn successful tips, suggestions details and guides...
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Rhodochrosite Facet / Faceting Information

Rhodochrosite Facet / Faceting Information

A guide to Rhodochrosite Faceting. Essential information on Rhodochrosite faceting that includes tips on cuts and polishes together with helpful...
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Citrine Faceting Information

Citrine Faceting Information

This is a source of information on tips and guides for Citrine faceting. A Citrine is a yellowish - yellow...
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Clear Quartz Facet / Faceting Information

Clear Quartz Facet / Faceting Information

Crystal/Clear Quartz is known as the "healing crystal" that is believed to help in digestion. This covers tips on Crystal...
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Moldavite Faceting Information

Moldavite Faceting Information

Tips and details about Moldavite Faceting. Helpful information how to Facet Moldavite stones. Essential tips and guides necessary for Moldavite...
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Opal Faceting Information

Opal Faceting Information

Covers essential opal faceting information and related issues, research, tips, and guides about Opal Faceting. Choose what best fits the...
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Peridot Faceting Information

Peridot Faceting Information

An online guide to Peridot Facet information. Choose Information from tips, guides and tricks for what best fits the criteria...
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Amethyst Faceting Information

Amethyst Faceting Information

An Amethyst is the most valuable and precious stone of the quartz family. More often than not are Amethyst facet...
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Ametrine Facet / Faceting Information

Ametrine Facet / Faceting Information

Source on Ametrine gemstones and various information on the cuts and polishes. With guides that cover great information on Ametrine...
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Glass Facet / Faceting Information

A guide to Glass Facet Information. Essential information on Glass faceting that includes tips on cuts and polishes together with...
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Idocrase Facet / Faceting Information

Idocrase Facet / Faceting Information

Faceting Information such as reviews, guide, tips and tricks. Choose what best fits the criteria to facet Idocrase gemstones together...
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Iolite Faceting Information

Iolite Faceting Information

A guide to Iolite Faceting Information. Essential information on Iolite faceting that includes tips on cuts and polishes together with...
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Pyrope (Rhodolite) Garnet Faceting

Pyrope (Rhodolite) Garnet Faceting

Tips and suggestions about Pyrope Faceting. Brief details and straightforward information on Pyrope Faceting. Choose cuts that best fit Pyrope...
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Spessartite Faceting Information

Spessartite Faceting Information

A guide to Spessartite Faceting Information. Essential information on Glass faceting that includes tips on cuts and polishes together with...
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Uvarovite Garnet Faceting Information

Uvarovite Garnet Faceting Information

Practical tips on uvarovite garnet faceting information. Covers Uvarovite Faceting & Garnet Information related issues, research and guide.
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Almandine Garnet Faceting

Almandine Garnet Faceting

Almandine is the most popular amongst the Garnet family. With its widespread around the world, only a small percentage being...
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Demantoid Garnet Faceting

Demantoid Garnet Faceting

Essential information on demantoid faceting / facet garnet. Read up on the cuts, polishes, tips and a detailed guide on...
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Grossular Faceting Information

Grossular Faceting Information

Faceting Information such as details, guides, tips and tricks. Choose which best fit the criteria for Grossular gemstones together with...
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Labradorite Facet / Faceting Information

Labradorite Facet / Faceting Information

A guide to Labradorite Facet Information. Essential details on Labradorite faceting which includes tips on cuts, polishes and other helpful...
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Orthoclase Facet / Faceting Information

Orthoclase Facet / Faceting Information

A great informational article about tips on Orthoclase Faceting. Covers Orthoclase Faceting related issues, news, research, and much more helpful...
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Sunstone Faceting Information

Sunstone Faceting Information

Up to date information on Sunstone faceting. Includes helpful information such as tips, guides, suggestions and details on Sunstone gemstone...
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Fluorite Faceting Information

Fluorite Faceting Information

Faceting Information such as reviews, guide, tips and tricks. Choose what best fits the criteria for Fluorite gemstones together with...
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Chrysoberyl Facet (Alexanderite) Information

Chrysoberyl Facet (Alexanderite) Information

A source of information on Chrysoberyl and its characteristics. Faceting tips and guides for Chrysoberyl facet and other helpful insights...
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Danburite Facet / Faceting Information

Danburite Facet / Faceting Information

Danburite Facet / Faceting Information related issues, topics and guide. Note: It's covering great information on Danburite Facet / Faceting...
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Chrome Diopside / Faceting Information

Chrome Diopside / Faceting Information

This covers tips and guides on Chrome Diopside faceting. Chrome Diopside has a rich green shade that rivals that of...
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Bytownite Faceting Information

A source of tips and guides for faceting Bytownite. This belongs to the plagioclase feldspar group and is considered one...
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Emerald Facet / Faceting Information

Emerald Facet / Faceting Information

Practical tips on Emerald Facet / Faceting Information. Covers Emerald Facet / Faceting Information related issues, news, research, tips, and...
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Goshenite Facet / Faceting Information

Goshenite Facet / Faceting Information

Practical tips on Goshenite Facet / Faceting Information. Covers Goshenite Facet / Faceting Information related issues, news, research, tips, and...
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Helidore Facet / Faceting Information

Helidore Facet / Faceting Information

A guide to Helidore Faceting. Essential information on Helidore faceting that includes tips and guides on cuts and polishes together...
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Morganite Faceting Information

Morganite Faceting Information

Suggestions and successful tips on Morganite Facet. Offers details on Morganite stones, and related issues and topics that are essential...
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Apatite Faceting Information

Apatite Faceting Information

Apatite is a name for the group of Calcium Phosphate minerals that come in various colors. Several information on Apatite...
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Aquamarine Faceting Information

Aquamarine Faceting Information

Aquamarine is known for its sea blue - blue green color. It is also the official birthstone for the month...
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Bixbite Facet / Faceting Information

A Bixbite is more commonly known as a Red Beryl and are quite rare. This covers tips, guides and information...
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Andalusite Faceting Information

Andalusite is a gemstone that has a play of different colors when viewed from different directions. Brief information on Andalusite...
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Amber Faceting Information

Amber Faceting Information

Amber gem stones are just one of a few organic gemstones. They are formed by fossilization of tree resin. Ambers...
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Schiller/Oregon Sunstone

Schiller/Oregon Sunstone

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what his thoughts are on Schiller/Oregon...
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Several Ways to Polish Sapphires

Several Ways to Polish Sapphires

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics on Just Ask Jeff. See what his answers are...
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Polishing Quartz and Beryl

Polishing Quartz and Beryl

Jeff R Graham share about polishing quartz and beryl in Just Ask Jeff. See what his answers are to How...
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