United States Faceting Guild Tucson Faceting Symposium Feb 5-8, 2020 Wednesday February 5th (Paid event – see below) • Gem Rough Buying Tour Thursday February 6th • Faceting Lessons (2-Day Class) • 9:00 Joe Henley & Farooq Hashimi– International Gemstone Adventures Farooq and Joe Henley • 1:30 – Steven Joey – Arizona Peridot Mining • 3:00 – Jamie […]
We need judges for the Single Stone Competition. If you are a certified Master, Grand Master, or have 10 years of experience teaching faceting, we’d like to hear from you. Training will be provided, and training-related expenses reimbursed. If interested, please contact Tom Mitchell at email@example.com
The Nominations Committee is putting together a slate of candidates for voting at the virtual Annual Meeting in January. Any USFG member may submit nominations through December. Send nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com . Up for election in 2020 are the Treasurer and 3 positions on the Board of Directors. Refer to the USFG Bylaws […]
The September 2019 newsletter is now available to USFG members.
We all know Glenn Klein as the winner of national and international faceting awards. He is also a historian and author. We’ve posted new and updated descriptions of three of his books in the Library. https://usfacetersguild.org/books-about-faceting/
The June 2019 Newsletter is now available to USFG members. We are always looking for comments and contribution. Contact our newsletter editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The March 2019 USFG Newsletter is now available to USFG members.
The Franklin Facters Frolic 12 (FFF12) dates this year are July 26, 27 and 28. Hours are Friday and Saturday 9 am to 7 pm, Sun day 10 am to 4 pm. Openings for vendors and Speakers are still available. Contact me if interested. As of now: Vendors John E’ Garsow Gems and Minerals Lightning […]
Due to an error, the .gem and .pdf for the 2019 Grand Master stone lists the wrong material. The correct required material is Topaz, not CZ. We apologize for the error and are in the process of correcting the diagrams. The error has now been corrected.
Unfortunately, two of our scheduled speakers, Lisa Elser and Justin Prim have been forced to cancel their talks. The schedule has been updated. https://usfacetersguild.org/2019-tucson-faceters-frolic-schedule/