Questions About Lapidary and Jewelry Making
Advanced questions about jewelry making and lapidary techniques.
Choosing the Best Faceting Wax for Your Task
Gold Refining Advice for Jewelers
Properly Charging Ceramic Laps
Tips for Polishing Synthetic Corundum
Polishing Gemstones for Beginners: Pre-Polishing Advice
Diamond Rough and Equipment for the Occasional Diamond Cutter
Cutting Star Gemstones: Tips for Beginners
How to Orient Sapphires with Silk Inclusions
How Can a Gemstone’s Optic Sign Change?
Lapidary Tips for Polishing Girdles
Best Rough Gemstones for Beginning Faceting
Why Choose a Barion Cut?
Diamond Cutting for Hobbyists: Getting Started
Are There Any Fair Gemstone Pricing Formulas?
What’s the Difference Between Mineral Samples and Gem Rough?
Creating Ring Mountings for Deep-Cut Gemstones
Aquamarine Setting Advice
Does Refractive Index Affect Gemstone Brightness?
Faceting Tips for Exotic Gemstones
Some Advice for Cutting Tourmaline Gemstones
What Causes Fuzzy Refractometer Readings?
How Does Vapor Deposition Create Mystic Topaz and Aqua Aura Quartz?
Refractive Index List of Common Household Liquids
Gemstone Orientation for Beginners
How to Re-Oil Emeralds Safely and Easily
How to Find Curved Striae in Synthetic Ruby and Sapphire
What is the Best Synthetic Corundum?
What are the Best Rough Sapphire Stones?
What is the Average Gemstone Faceting Yield?
Gem Cutting Acronyms and Their Meanings
Bangkok: City of Gemology Schools
The Path to Success in the Gem Trade
How To Make A Rock Lamp
What is the Best Lap for Polishing Sapphire?
Gem Cutting Machine Recommendations
Beginning Wax Casting: Resources For Jewelry Makers
How Should A Gemstone Contact A Faceting Machine Lap?
Advice for Preforming Gemstone Rough for Maximum Yield
Choosing And Applying Doublet Glue For Jewelry
How To Restore The Spring Of A Sterling Silver Money Clip
Repairing Platinum Jewelry: Tips For Getting Started
How To Make A Quartz Wedge For Polariscope Testing
Faceted Gemstones And Light Return Measurements
A Cabochon Bezel Setting For Unusual Opal Doublets
Ring Sizing Advice For Novice Jewelry Makers
Facet Designs For Beginners
Green Tourmaline and Rubellite: Emerald-Cutting Advice
Getting Started in the Jewelry Trade
Labradorite Gemstone Cutting Advice
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