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A gem dealer's journal — cut

Journey through the rough: The making of a gem!

A Gem dealers journal cut preform rough Simon Dussart the making of a gem tourmaline

Journey through the rough: The making of a gem!

Dear Loungers,  Today's post is one I have been wanting to go through for some time: The making of a Gem. How do Mother Earth's finest treasures turn into lovely gems? While not being a cutter myself, I have recently indulged in purchasing rough and proceeded to have it faceted into the gems that make our heart sing! While I wish I could be exploring with you the cutting process of every single gems we are purchasing at Asia Lounges, I decided to guide you through one of them: this lovely Green Tea Tourmaline!  First came the Rough and with...

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