Gems by John LLC - Gem Cutting Lapidary Services
John has been cutting gemstones since 2001 with more than 5,000 to his credit. During this time, he has worked with more than 1,000 clients that include individuals, jewelers, and gem collectors in the United States, Africa, Canada, Europe, and Australia. John learned how to cut gemstones starting with two one-day faceting lessons, and since that time, John has attended over a dozen week-long lapidary and jewelry making workshops.
He has experience cutting gemstones from rough - both faceted and cabochons, repairing broken gemstones, cutting stones for jewelry inlay, gemstone drilling, cutting slabs, trimming and cobbing rough, and offering stone cutting classes. John’s studio workshop is in Lexington, Kentucky, where he lives with his wife and three daughters, all of whom make frequent requests for his jewelry!
Gem Cutting Services
Gems by John provides full lapidary services
- Gemstone cutting & polishing
- Faceted cutting $95 per stone < 5 carat
- Cabochon cutting $45 per stone < 25 mm
- Trimming & Cobbing rough gemstones
- Slap cutting rock & mineral $5 per slice
- Drilling holes in gemstones $25 < 5 mm
Gemstone Repair Service
Do you have jewelry with scratched or chipped stones? John is an expert at making your stones look new again. John also can replace missing stones in inlay jewelry.
- Repair & Polish Crown $55 < 5 ct.
- Repair & Polish Table $35 < 5 ct.
- Inlay Stone $55 per section
- Fine Jewelry
- Fashion Jewelry
- Native Jewelry
Gem Cutting Class
- Gem cutting workshop training class is scheduled by appointment, contact John by email at JohnWright@GemsByJohn.com
- One day faceting class workshop in Lexington, KY. $350 fee includes training materials and use of all lapidary equipment. Students will complete one finished faceted gemstone.
- Half-day cabochon class workshop in Lexington, KY. $175 fee includes training materials and use of all lapidary equipment. Students will complete 3-5 finished cabochon cut gemstones.
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