Before and After Pictures of Re-cut, Re-polished, or Repaired Gems
It often makes sense to repair, re-cut, or re-polish gems. A great lapidary can really do wonders to a gem that has seen better days, and for an otherwise inexpensive gem, the cut can be virtually all of the value in the stone (for example, a…
How it Works: Recutting Gems to Maximize Value
Recutting gems that have been poorly cut, whether commercially or native, can add significant value. See how precision custom cutting can transform a gem.
Just Ask Jeff: Should I do repair work on gemstones, what is your opinion?
Should I do repair work on gemstones, what is your opinion? Well, that all depends really, but in general I will not do repair work. Here is why… First – By doing repair work on some one elese’s gemstone you are opening yourself to some…
Why Custom Gem Cutting Makes a Difference
How does commercial cutting stack up to custom gem cutting? Compare these two similar rhodolite garnets in four key ways and see the difference.
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