Sew Your Own Gemstone: MJ's Jewel Box Quilt
We're back with more sparkling inspiration from MJ Kinman. Enjoy her birthstone blocks as you read more about how she created them. (Good luck picking a favorite--they're all fantastic!) If you missed our first interview with her, find it here. "Jewel Box" by MJ Kinman Q. Tell us about your Birthstone collection. MJ: When I quit my day job, I knew I wanted to do something with the diamonds. I wanted to make art quilts, but I also wanted to make a block or series of blocks that people could…
Bejewelled Treasures: The Al Thani Collection - About the Exhibition
Spectacular objects, drawn from a single private collection, will explore the broad themes of tradition and modernity in Indian jewellery.
Double Cross Square: Faceting Design Diagram - International Gem Society
Tips and guide on Faceting Designs. Faceting Design Diagram by Jeff R. Graham that presents various cuts, this one is called "Double Cross Square".
Doug Menadue on Instagram: “Here's an example of the difference that design selection can make in gem. I had the opportunity last week to recut two fine Australian…”
980 Likes, 22 Comments - Doug Menadue (@bespokegems) on Instagram: “Here's an example of the difference that design selection can make in gem. I had the opportunity…”