Gem cutting: a lapidary"s manual.

  • 297 Pages
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Van Nostrand Reinhold , New York
Gem cut
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 297 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18301307M
ISBN 100442076118
LC Control Number78120070

With its comprehensive guidance, Gem Cutting is an essential addition to the library of any lapidary. Captain John Sinkankas () dedicated his life to the study of earth sciences after his retirement from the US by: 6.

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Cutting Natural Rough Stones: The Breaks. If you’re cutting natural rough gems, learn to expect fractures. Stress from an unknown. For over half a century, Gem Cutting has served as the go-to guide for beginners and experts alike. Offering a wealth of information for everyone, it starts with the fundamentals and leads logically to techniques and projects that will challenge even the most advanced cutter.

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“Lapidary” is a fancy way of saying (gem)stone cutting. The book covers many topics, starting with sawing gemstones to rough size, both with professional and DIY equipment, including the use of very large saws for cutting.

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