All posts tagged "gems"

  • Daily Wire Tip August 23: Books for Identifying Rocks & Gems

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for August 23, 2011 Question: Hi, I was wondering what book(s) you would recommend buying to identify rocks and gemstones? Thank you. -Nikki in Brentwood, California Answer: Hi Nikki, oh my goodness!...

    • Posted August 22, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Determine Gemstone Authenticity at Home

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: What are some of the ways I can tell a real gemstone from a CZ or synthetic stone? I would just like a few hints that I can use such as...

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 19: Wire Wrapping Andalusite

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 19, 2011 Question: There is an abundance of Andalusite in my area. I’ve tried to work with it with little luck, as far as achieving a water shine, so I...

    • Posted January 18, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Dec. 17: Where to Purchase Faceted Gemstones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip December 17, 2009 Question: I would love to purchase some faceted gemstones to let into rings and bracelets.  I am not looking for CZs, but true semi-precious gemstones. Any ideas? Answer: Wire-Sculpture...

    • Posted December 17, 2009
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  • Faceted Gemstone Terms

    Faceted Gemstone Terms By: Dale `Cougar` Armstrong     Click here to download a printer-friendly version of the chart above. To View Our Large Selection of Instructional DVDs – Click Here

    • Posted September 28, 2009
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