April 10, 2020

Determining gemstone value is a truly difficult task. Years of study, computer programs and decades of business experience will help but it is an art of getting close and still never being exactly correct. 

Emeralds are a beast amongst themselves. Lets see how...

April 4, 2020

Enclosed in this video you will see the pros and cons of dopping a gemstone explained using science and technique.


 

March 25, 2020

Jump into the trenches with me as I re-cut this Emerald for a client.

November 18, 2018

Your invitation to learn from Boyd Fox about re-cutting gemstones to extract the most value, beauty and brilliance out of your gemstone.

October 7, 2018

In this day and age more and more people are shopping online instead of going to actual stores.  In the U.S. you can even buy a car online and pick it up at a vending machine!

So, how should you go about purchasing a gemstone online and know you are getting what you pai...

September 29, 2018

Every year in September the Denver Gem and Mineral show occurs.  This show is very fun for meeting and greeting people you know in the industry.   What it's not great for is finding faceted gems.  However, there is so much going on you won't miss them!  

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February 24, 2018

Every year at the end of January gemstone and jewelry sellers, buyers and the public gather in Tucson, Arizona, USA for the largest show in the world.  Some shows are closed to the general public but many are free for anyone to attend.

I thought I'd give you an idea of...

January 5, 2018

I’m going to follow up to Boyd’s post on Jan 2, Who can be a cutter and why?  As some of you have noted from reading his post, grammer and spelling are not a prerequisite to cutting gemstones :).  I do not cut stones.  Boyd tried to teach me and I lasted maybe 20 minut...

January 3, 2018

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