Become a USFG Member Today!

The USFG welcomes members from across the globe who share our passion for gem stone faceting. Your annual membership fee brings you many instant benefits and helps us promote the art, skill, and teaching of faceting in the 21st Century.

Offline Benefits:

  • Compete in annual USFG cutting competitions
  • Support the publication of faceting articles, videos, diagrams, and more
  • Support the USA Team in the Bi-Annual International Faceting Challenge

Online Benefits:

  • Receive online access to quarterly newsletters  (View Sample)
  • Access our full newsletter archive since 1992! Packed with tips, tricks, and faceting diagrams.
  • Participate in discussion forums--get tips from certified master faceters!
  • Display your own profile in our member directory. Find members close to you and members who share your specific interests.

Instant Access

Just $18 USD/Year

Apply Via Mail


Step 1. Complete and print the application form below.

Application in .pdf format
Application in .rtf format

Step 2. Mail the completed form with your fee to Sue Lichtenberger, our Treasurer.

Memberships may be renewed as single or multiple years @ $18 USD per year.  If paying by check, please make your check payable to the “USFG” and mail to the following address:

USFG Treasurer
c/o Sandy Fallin
1156 Ramey Mountain Road
Hiawassee, GA 30546


If you pay by check, there is a delay in processing. The check must be received by the treasurer, deposited, records transferred to the membership chair, then entered manually on the website before you can be given access. For sooner access, consider paying online above.

Please include your full name on the check memo line so we know whom the check is for. Checks submitted without an application form cannot be processed.