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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gemcutter

A gemcutter is a person who cuts, shapes, and polishes natural and synthetic gemstones. In historical use it usually refers to an artist who made hardstone ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapidary

A lapidary (lapidarist, Latin: lapidarius) is an artist or artisan who forms stone, minerals, or gemstones into decorative items such as cabochons, engraved gems, including cameos, and faceted designs. The primary techniques employed are cutting, grinding, and polishing. ... In modern contexts a "gemcutter" is a person who specializes in cutting ...

www.insidejobs.com/careers/gemcutter

Learn about a Gemcutter career! Check out the job description, job outlook, salary, and how to become a Gemcutter.

www.gia.edu/library-diamond-cutting-school

GIA does not offer diamond cutting in its curriculum. ... A diamond being polished ... Planning , marking, evaluation of rough diamonds, but not cutting ... Explore diamond history, research, quality factors, and more in the GIA Gem Encyclopedia.

www.gia.edu/gem-education

Whether you're starting a new career or taking the next step in your professional journey, a GIA education is considered the pinnacle of training and professional ...

www.gemcutter.com/getstart.htm

Oct 10, 2006 ... Another style of gemstone cutting produces a cabochon : a flat form or ... captures your fancy as being what you want to create is the only real ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=How+Do+I+Become+a+Gem+Cutter&v=kp6CsAWC1g4
Jul 3, 2010 ... Have you ever wondered what goes into cutting gems before they become jewelry? This video will give you an idea of the patience, skill, and ...

www.gemrockauctions.com/learn/how-to039s/how-to-start-your-own-gemstone-business

Jan 5, 2011 ... It's not a job but a lifestyle full of anticipation of what gems will be in the next ... We have found that opal cutters start on basic opal parcels and ...

www.schoolsintheusa.com/careerprofiles_details.cfm?carid=1475

Gem cutters take the mishappen lumps of rock and cut, smooth, and polish a whole variety of gems. Diamonds, rubies, even pearls are cleverly formed by the  ...