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Master Gemcutting Tips: A Cpmprehensice Collection Of Proven Lapidary And Gemcutting Tips And Methods That Are Of Immediate And Practical Use To ... And Carvers Regardless Of Their Experience

Unknown Binding: 166 pages

Publisher: Adamas Publishers (1992)

Language: English

ASIN: B0006PCA84

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #7,701,169 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #59 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Jewelry & Beadwork > Rock & Gem Crafts

Few lapidary books provide as much practical information as this one. After gemcutting for 30 years, I still turn to this book on numerous occasions. It offers tips on cutting both cabochons and faceted gemstones. Some of the information would be nearly impossible for the average individual to "figure out". He not only provides tips, but explains how things work. There are tips on cutting individual types of material, individual procedures (such as polishing, sanding, etc...), and lists of data-such as the most popular cutting designs in order of popular preference. Wykoff founded the American Society of Gemcutters, as well as published the American Gemcutter newsletter and was a real fountain of information, which this book illustrates. He dropped out of site several years back and this book, fortunately, displays much of the information he had been known for. He had also written several other accompanying books which are equally valuable to the gemcutter.

Great book.

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