John is a master
gemstone cutter known worldwide for his artistic ability and passion
for precision. He has won 48 cutting awards
since 2002 taking a total of 13
first place prizes. Amongst the many awards are 42 AGTA Cutting Edge
John is the only gem cutter who has swept all the awards in one
category of the AGTA competition, which he did in 2005, 2007 &
2015. He is also one of the few American cutters to have won first
prize in the prestigious German gem cutting competition. These many
establish him as a leader in his field.
gem cutters such as John Dyer...who set the path and the precedent for
designer jewelry." Professional Jeweler Magazine
Gems finely cut in
many styles. From custom cut classic
shapes with exceptional brilliance with flat faceting, to concave
faceted and avant-garde fantasy cut gems reminiscent of modern art, we
have a premier
gemstone that will beautifully complement your personal style. Brilliant
faceting and designer
"fantasy" cut gems all have their
special place so we have a wide variety of each.
travels widely to procure the finest gem rough. He then
crafts it into
unique gem creations. His work graces the wardrobes of the most
jewelry buyers and rare gemstone collectors. Our goal is to bring out
the maximum potential from every loose, natural gemstone.
We provide gemstones
wholesale to retailers, goldsmiths, and designers. These
beautiful and unique designer cut gems allow them to set their jewelry
apart. Your unique
piece of jewelry with one of John's creations
is something that will delight today and become an heirloom that
future generations will enjoy. Discerning customers have learned the
age-old lesson: quality never goes out of style.
This video tutorial
is a guide to distinguishing between good and bad gemstone faceting.
Discussed are problems such as gemstone "windows" or "fish-eyes", poor
polish, crooked girdles, and facet "meetpoints" that don't actually