International Faceting Academy

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Green Oregon Sunstone Trilliant cut during the Faceting Academy Basic Training Event.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Green Oregon Sunstone Trilliant cut during the Faceting Academy Basic Training Event.

Some stones cut by a student during the Faceting Academy Basic Training Event.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Some stones cut by a student during the Faceting Academy Basic Training Event.

Checking a girdle with Cem during the Faceting Academy Basic Training event.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Checking a girdle with Cem during the Faceting Academy Basic Training event.

Demonstrating precision dopping technique under the gaze of Wali and Eddie.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Demonstrating precision dopping technique under the gaze of Wali and Eddie.

Showing some details of super glue transfer during the International Faceting Academy.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Showing some details of super glue transfer during the International Faceting Academy.

Another Academy graduate who lit up the room. I miss you, Krs.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Another Academy graduate who lit up the room. I miss you, Krs.

Liam getting a cut on during the International Faceting Academy training event.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Liam getting a cut on during the International Faceting Academy training event.

Cem checking facets under Don’s watchful eye.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Cem checking facets under Don’s watchful eye.

Half way through the International Faceting Academy Basic event, and everyone is getting it!

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Half way through the International Faceting Academy Basic event, and everyone is getting it!

Transition from cutting to pre-polishing, demonstrated during the Faceting Academy Basic Training Event.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Transition from cutting to pre-polishing, demonstrated during the Faceting Academy Basic Training Event.

Cem, a master cutter from Istanbul, was a charm to have around, kept me cracking up the whole event.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Cem, a master cutter from Istanbul, was a charm to have around, kept me cracking up the whole event.

Unboxing the brand new Ultra Tec V5 at the beginning of the Faceting Academy Basic Training event.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Unboxing the brand new Ultra Tec V5 at the beginning of the Faceting Academy Basic Training event.

Do you know what kind of polishing problem this is – or how to fix it?

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Do you know what kind of polishing problem this is – or how to fix it?

Mike graduating from the Faceting Academy Basic Training event.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Mike graduating from the Faceting Academy Basic Training event.

Basic Training graduation day with Stewart.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Basic Training graduation day with Stewart.

Completing the stones at the International Faceting Academy.

Learn Faceting at the Faceting Academy! - The International Faceting Academy

Completing the stones at the International Faceting Academy.