RESOURCES FOR LAPIDARIES

International Lapidary Association http://www.gemcutters.org
http://webdev.archive.org/ then enter www.liccini.com
Old Pueblo Lapidary Club  Tucson, AZ. http://www.oplc.2ya.com/   
Rock and Gem Magazine http://www.rockngem.com/home.shtml
 

RESOURCES FOR FACETERS

Facetron: http://www.facetron.com/
MDR: http://www.mdr-facet.com/
Polymetric: http://www.polymetricinc.com/
Ultra-tec: http://www.ultratec-facet.com
Fac-Ette Manufacturing Company: (910)256-9248 http://www.fac-ette.com/ 800-336-9248.
Raytech Industries: http://www.raytech-ind.com
Rock Peddler: 1-800-416-4348 / www.rockpeddler.com


RESOURCES FOR GEMOLOGISTS

Accredited Gemologists Association, http://aga.polygon.net/
American Gem Society, (AGS) 702-255-6500
American Gem Trade Association, (AGTA) http://www.agta.org
Gemmological Assc. & GTL / Great Britain, http://www.gagtl.ac.uk/gagtl
Gemmological Association of Australia, http://www.gem.org.au
Gemological Institute of America, (GIA) http://www.gia.edu
International Gem Society (IGS) web site is: http://www.gemsociety.org
International Colored Gemstone Association, http://www.gemstone.org
Your Gemologist http://www.yourgemologist.com


FACETING GUILDS (Alphabetically, World)

Australian Faceters Guild http://www.facetorsguild.org.au/
Charleston Faceting Guild, South Carolina, wmcnay@mindspring.com.
Columbia-Willamette Faceter's Guild, http://www.facetersguild.com/
Danish Faceters Guild, http://medlem.spray.se/danfacet/
East/Central Florida:Tomoka Gem and Mineral Society's Faceters Guild, Don Cameron: ghgemcutter@earthlink.net
Eastern Mass Faceter's Group, rockpeddler@attbi.com
Faceter's Forum Society-LaPorte, IN VESteele@aol.com
Faceter's Guild of N. California, Wayne Meissner, lklomp@cnetech.com
Faceter's Guild of S. California, Jerry W. Carroll, (818)348-6327
Intermountain Faceter's Guild, Carl M. Unruh, (360)385-3753
Midwest Faceter's Guild, Tyler Miller,  tmiller277@comcast.net
Mid-Williamette Faceters Guild, Albany, Oregon, Michael E. Bumcrot; E-mail @ MBumcrot@valleyoilco.com
Moreton Bay is a branch of the Australian Facetors' Guild, Brisbane, Queensland. http://cwpp.slq.qld.gov.au/afg
New Mexico Faceter's Guild, Nancy Attaway, attaway@highfiber.com http://www.attawaygems.com/NMFG
North Puget Sound Faceting Guild, Keith Wyman, tfw@fidalgo.net
Tacoma Faceting Guild, Chuck Bloch chuck_b@prodigy.net
Texas Faceter's Guild, Jill Rowlands, gemsbyj@aol.com
Tomoka Faceters Guild http://www.tomokagemmineralsociety.com/TFG.htm
Seattle Faceting Club (LeonardBahr@prodigy.net)
United States Faceting Guild (Keith Wyman, tfw@fidalgo.net) http://www.usfacetersguild.org/events.shtml
Vancouver Island Faceters' Guild - British Columbia, Canada. wrheitland@shaw.ca
Carolina Faceter's Club Alan Smith rocklicker@earthlink.net and Doug Dover ddover@carolina.rr.com
 
(Add your faceting organization here, US or International - Write to
( owner-lapidary@caprock-spur.com or owner-faceters@caprock-spur.com )