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Ask a "Silly" Question / Processing/Polishing Garnets Manually
« on: September 20, 2016, 02:30:10 PM »
Hi all,

I'm new to the forum so please forgive me if this has been posted first.

My fiancé and I have not long been into this, although he has a great mind for geography and I have a small background in gems so we make a pretty good team.

On one of our first fossicking sessions, we were lucky enough to find two small garnet balls.

What I don't have yet is an actual tumbler. I've been doing some research on the web, but I would just like some feedback and any advice or tips anyone might have for manually processing and polishing the rough garnets by hand (I understand completely that this will take a lot of work on my part).

Thanks in advance!
Lisa

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