Lapidary

We are all rough on our jewelry.

 

Over time, we wear down the facets on our gemstones creating a dull, lack luster finish.  Ofishel is the only jeweler on the peninsula to have an on site lapidary artist! Come by and see how we can put the shiny back into your gemstones.

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Faceting: is a cutting process where we put angled facets on a transparent gemstones to reflect the light

Cabochon: is a cutting process that creates a dome shaped gemstone

Inlay: is a process of cutting and placing gemstones into jewelry

Before

Disassembled turquoise ring

After

Ring, reassembled

Abraded Emerald

Before polishing

Emerald

After polishing

Aquamarine

Before polishing

Aquamarine

After polishing

Opal Cabochon

The oval opal was cut from the customer's rough

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