Gemstone Carvers and Other Lapidarists

If you’d like to work with gem carvings or specialty cut stones, these are the artists whose names come up most often when top cutters are discussed. Check their websites to see the wide range of styles available. Some of these cutters will take commissions; others will not. Continue reading

Carvings and Specialty Cuts

Any gem show will have acres of standard cut stones. But if you want to make people stop and back up to look at your jewelry, try incorporating carvings and specialty cuts into your work. This was first published as a sidebar in Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, January/February issue, 2011. Continue reading