This group of photos has the 4 stages of cutting a sapphire from rough to the finished square princess cut.
A lovely lady asked me to hand carve a ring for her. After discussing the project and having a look at various material she selected Turquoise for her special ring. I kept a visual diary of all the various steps taken to create this unique ring.
This video was shot in my workshop in Sydney. It shows all the steps I took to repair a badly chipped pink tourmaline. Not quite as big as the previous pink tourmaline I cleaned up but you get all the action!
Here is an example of 2 repairs that were done recently in my workshop.
This is a stunning pink tourmaline I had to re-polish for a client. It only had a few marks from parcel wear but it was going into a very expensive piece so I cleaned it up for them. I must say it was tough to let it go back, I would have loved to keep […]