Lou Cutting

Lou Faceting A Rhodolite Garnet

Our cutter Lou is faceting a large piece of Rhodolite Garnet, starting off at 16 carats

Rough Rhodolite Garnet

A rough piece of rhodolite garnet

the faceting design is called – saw tooth marquise

The Faceting Design

This is the faceting design that Lou is using for this one.

this one was quite a challenge


The rough is attached to a dop with epoxy

stone during cutting process

Begin Cutting

The cutting has began.

Transfer Jig

Lou Cutting

Our cutter Lou


Taking Shape

The stone is taking shape.

After Polish

The stone during the polishing process.

Faceted Rhodolite Garnet

The finished faceted rhodolite garnet gemstone



the finished piece weighs 8.2 cts

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