Author - Edward E Smith
This guide book begins with sections about locating and collecting, but it is written primarily to serve as a source and valuable guide to the basic steps in the lapidary processes of: sawing, grinding, sanding and polishing. Included are choices for the selection of discs, pads, wheels, and polishing compounds for over 80 gem materials. The author's many years of hands-on experience in gem cutting, designing, developing, demonstrating and marketing gem cutting equipment have resulted in the information guide book. Contains over 125 graphic illustrations and photos about cabochons, carving, faceting, cabinet specimens plus jewelers guide charts.
Ruby City Gems & Minerals
130 E. Main St.
Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: 828-524-3967 or 800-821-RUBY