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John’s studio workshop is in Lexington Kentucky where he lives with his wife and three daughters, all of whom make frequent requests for his jewelry! John is gifted faceter, member of the United States Faceters Guild, diamond setter and colored stone setter. His precision cut colored stones distinguish his jewelry. John started his lapidary business first cutting gemstones and later expanded into making colored stone jewelry. John has refined his stone cutting and jewelry fabrication skill through a variety of training classes, workshops, and many hours behind the jeweler's bench and faceting machine. Some of his training has come from nationally recognized leaders in their fields and include instruction in Faceting from Jerry Call, Diamond Setting from Robert Wooding, Gold Smiting from Danny Barnes, Silver Smithing from Alan Jewel & Ruthie Cohen, Lost Wax Casting from Fred Sias, precious opal cutting from Sara Lee Boyce, Jewelry Photography from Ken Kipnis, Creative Stone Setting from John Cogswell, Glass Fusing from Renee Wright, Surface Embellishment by Harold O'Connor, and Jade Carving by Carlos Reyes and Bill Smith from Guatemala.
Oregon Sunstone cut from rough.
Photo 1: rough gemstone Sunstones
Photo 2: faceted gemstone Sunstones
Can you match the finished stones to the rough stones?
OK, the green one is easy. I'll give a clue - the largest rough stone is turned sideways.
And, only one has no copper Schiller. So, that one's easy. What about the rest ?
Are Looking For FACETING ROUGH ?
I SELL FACET GRADE ROUGH GEMSTONES
SOFT-STOP DIAL GAUGE
Do You Have a GRAVES FACETING MACHINE ?
I SELL A FACETING ACCESSORY FOR GRAVES MARK IV
TURN YOUR GRAVES INTO A SOFT STOP MACHINE !
If you are not absolutely satisfied with the quality of my services, I will refund 100% of all labor charges.
Due to the nature of custom work and special orders, I am unable to accept returns. However, my craftsmanship is fully guaranteed.
I will repair any defect in workmanship.
I’M LOCATED IN
HORSE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD
Gems By John LLC
4101 Tates Creek Centre Dr
Lexington, KY 40517
TURN AROUND TIME
1 to 3 weeks