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Gemstone Suite #2

In addition to the tourmalines that I posted earlier, here’s a pic of the other stones I managed to cut this past year. Clockwise from top left: 2.67 ct Pakistani Peridot; 6.40 ct Strontium Titanate; 2.95 ct Pakistani Peridot; 1.07 … Continue reading

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Latest Stones

I had some time over the weekend to cut a couple of new stones – a horrific Mahenge Spinel that was a nightmare to cut, first having a hidden crack and then shedding chunks while cutting. It survived but with … Continue reading

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