Posts Tagged ‘gem recutting’

Recutting Colored Gems- Closing the Window

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Natural colored gemstones come from rare mineral crystals that are found within the earth’s crust. Mother Nature “cooks” various ingredients according to her own unique recipes into crystals of different sizes, shapes, colors and physical properties. For centuries, man has sought out and fashioned these treasures into dazzling objects of beauty and value. Because of […]

Re-Cutting Emeralds- Resurrecting Beauty

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

The classic emerald is a beautiful gemstone with a reputation for fragility. When you understand the rigors that emeralds undergo during their formation, you

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