Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making

Gemstone Tumbling, Cutting, Drilling & Cabochon Making


A Simple Guide to Finishing Rough Stones

This book teaches the reader how to cut and polish gemstones and describes and recommends the necessary equipment.

Beginner Instructions, Professional Results!

Gemstones are naturally beautiful, but you can make them glisten and shine. This beginner’s guide covers all the techniques you need to know: tumbling, cutting, face polishing and more. By following the authors’ simple approach, you’ll create finished stones worthy of displaying, selling or making into jewelry.

Book Features:

  • pertains to a wide range of popular gemstones, from agates to turquoise
  • prevents frustration, with detailed photos and easy-to-follow instructions
  • offers helpful tips from the authors’ years of experience
  • provides information about recommended equipment and supplies
  • briefly introduces jewelry making, with seven simple jewelry projects

Additional information

Weight 10.5 oz
Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

Jim Magnuson


Carol Wood, Val Carver



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Illustration Notes

Color photos and illustrations throughout

Publication Date



Adventure Publications


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