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Faceting Frank

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Faceting rough
« on: October 21, 2019, 05:39:55 PM »
Just need some help on faceting rough.
I don’t normally bother cutting stones from natural material, but I need to know where to get some Labradorite.
Thanks.

steve f

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2019, 01:50:39 PM »
ebay

swirly

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2019, 05:00:57 PM »
you could try ebay

Faceting Frank

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2019, 05:16:44 PM »
Just bought a piece on eBay, 30ct for $15 plus postage. Just thought there might have been someone you guys would recommend.


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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2019, 07:52:58 PM »
Try Glenn Huntley,
Ph. 02 9888 1261     Mob. 0427 945 087
e-mail. qualitygemrough@gmail.com

Not giving a reference as I haven't used them myself, but is a possibility for you.
Regards,   Ghost.

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2019, 08:03:39 PM »
Hi Frank how soon would you need it I do have some I bought from Patrick Obrien  about 15 years ago  it's still in storage at the moment  may be a while   before I find it it was collected around Springsure. Dave

Faceting Frank

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2019, 09:49:05 PM »
Thanks guys but have just bought some on eBay.

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2019, 11:45:13 AM »
See how your ebay stuff looks, I have a few bags of Hogarth Range Labradorite, so if you're needing more let me know what sort of size you're after.

Faceting Frank

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2019, 10:37:04 PM »
Thanks.
Have not got it yet, would not normally bother with that sort of stuff but its in next years AFG comp.

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2019, 11:41:21 PM »
Hi Frank,

My daughter has a piece of yellow Labadorite (Felspar) that hasbeen faceted and it looks quite pretty? The Americans call it Sun Stone so we allowed all variations of Felspar.

Regards
Gordon
Yours Sincerely
Flash (Gordon)

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Re: Faceting rough
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2019, 08:01:30 PM »
Got it today. Very rough on the outside, so will polish a couple of windows on it to look for flaws before cutting.

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