Category: News and Events

Schedule for Tucson Faceting Symposium

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 Gemsto …

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Judges Needed!

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 interest …

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Time for Nominations

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 president@usfacetersguild.org or secretary@usfacetersg …

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New Faceting Book Descriptions

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/ …

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June 2019 Newsletter

The June 2019 Newsletter is now available to USFG members. We are always looking for comments and contribution. Contact our newsletter editor at editor@usfacetersguild.org.

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Come to Franklin Faceters Frolic 12!

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 …

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Material Update for 2019 Grand Master Competition

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.

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Tucson Faceters Frolic Schedule Changes

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/

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