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How to tumble rocks into gems

Edward E. Smith

How to tumble rocks into gems

secrets of the pros revealed

by Edward E. Smith

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Secrets of The Pros in Yuma, AZ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Precious stones -- Collection and preservation,
  • Gems -- Collectors and collecting,
  • Grinding and polishing -- Amateurs" manuals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesComplete guide book about how to tumble polish rocks into gems, How to tumble polish rocks into gems
    Statement[Edward E. Smith].
    GenreAmateurs" manuals.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS752 .S64 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16272416M
    ISBN 100976560313
    LC Control Number2006277881
    OCLC/WorldCa122522779

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    This one is is a bit no-frills but is absolutely jam-packed with crucial information and the detail that so many other books lack. Highly recommended for those interested in rock tumbling - even the old hands are sure to learn something from this book: Book Information: Format - Spiral Bound, pages; Author - . Gem Cutters Handbook covering dopping gemstones, preparing stones for shaping, grinding gemstones, smoothing gemstones, polishing gemstones, using a trim saw, using a slab saw and setting your cabochon gems. Format - Paperback, 64 pages; Author - Jack R. Cox; Publisher - Gem Guides Book Company, ; ISBN -

    How To Tumble Polish Rocks & Gems - Secrets of the Pros Revealed is a guide to tumbling and polishing rocks. Author: Edward E. Smith. With tried and true formulas, this book will give you tips and advise when it comes to successful tumbling. - Explore artofmymind's board "ROCK TUMBLING", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Rock tumbling, Rock and Rocks and gems pins.


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Rock Tumbling Guide Part 1: Buying a Rock Tumbler. Anyone who has ever visited a rock shop has seen the beautiful, polished semi-precious gems which are typically offered for sale. These stones are very smooth, almost glassy in their texture, and the smoothness helps to.

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The tumbler shown in the photo above is a Thumler's MP-1 that is sold with a small rubber barrel. Rubber barrels are highly recommended over plastic barrels because they last longer and make a lot less noise.