Gemstone and Faceting Section

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The HGMS Gemstone and Faceting Section meets every second Wednesday at the HGMS clubhouse. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. We would like to take this opportunity to invite everyone to our meetings!

The Section studies gemstones and gemology including gemstone origins, properties, characteristics, and identification techniques. We also study the art and craft of facet cutting of gemstones. Our Section welcomes all levels of members, from those who just have an interest in gemstones, to those who want to try faceting, to those who are active cutters and who want to improve or share their knowledge. We meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Gemstone & Faceting Section Chair: Randy Carlson

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