Tag Archives: faceting

Adventures in Glen Innes searching for Sapphires, Faceting and Alpacas! What is this blog about? Is it about faceting, fossicking, gem hunting and mingling with some of the best gemstone cutters in the country? Is it about the Sapphire region of New England, NSW or the unique Emeralds created in Torrington, NSW? Maybe it’s just […]

Gem cutting in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka produces some of the most beautiful gemstones in the world. While I was in Sri Lanka, I had the chance to watch how these people prepare and facet the gemstones straight from the mine. Just amazing how gem cutting in Sri Lanka is done even to this day. […]