Buy all your lapidary supplies from our sellers who actually use these items everyday
Sometimes you might see lapidary items offered for sale and you have to wonder will they do the job you expect of them. Our sellers use these every day a s they work in the Gemstone industry
For gemstones you do need lot lapidary tools from cutting to grading and clarifying the gemstones.
If cutter you need good saw blades if you buy rough so keep this blades for cutting stones like under 0.12 mm and thicker saw as like over0.28 for cutting rough.
Diamond tip burrs are good for drilling rough to follow inclusion and cracks. Many rough pieces do have fractures or inclusions so purchasing drill mixed shapes before you cut with your saw blade
Rounded tips n spear heads tips different grit is god and suggest you buy parcel mixed lots so you never know when you will need different size and shape.
Also we have sanding disks and polishing disks in different grades that work on your dremel style drill
For all your drill needs w e recommend buying mixed lots instead of just one or two from diamond tip burrs to resin to polishing pads. Magnifying glasses are also a necessity to check for inclusions in your gemstones. These are available with light or large free hand styles
Scales that weight 0.005 ct a curacy are best and are not expensive these days
Items such a s tweezers ,scopes, files ,calibrators,are always getting lost so keep one or two handy just in case
For gemstone classifications you will need Jewellers’ loop that has 30-60 times magnification and these are also known as currency detecting microscope .
10x, 20X, 30x, 60x, Professional Binocular Lapidary Gemscope for the professionals.
Essential Instrument – Refractometer. Moisanite/Diamond Tester
Than don’t forget to stock up on plastic bags and show cases for your gemstones