WE NOW ACCEPT PAY PAL

7-15-2017: I recently found Thumb Drives at a reasonable price. Therefore if you would like any books I can provide them on Thumb drives at NO EXTRA COST! It seems CD-r’s are obsolete but we’ll supply them if you want. I can also send you a download via e-mail. I’ve done some downloads and it has worked flawlessly.

YOU CAN NOW USE PAY PAL FOR BOOKS, LESSONS AND MACHINES.

SEND TO: jimperkinslapidary@gmail.com

PRICES FOR NEW BOOK: GEMSTONE FACETING WITH JIM PERKINS

95 PAGES, 17 COLOR PAGES 53 DESIGNS, HOW TO FACET OPAL, NOVELTY OR STAR CUTS, MANY NEW DESIGNS.

COLOR PRINT COPY: $ 55.50 + SHIPPING

THUMB DRIVE INCLUDING POSTAGE IN U.S.A. $30.00 OVERSEAS: ADD $20.00

CD-r INCLUDING POSTAGE IN U.S.A. $30.00 OVERSEAS: ADD $20.00

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OUR NEW BOOK’S ARE READY

We are pleased to announce our new books are now available: FACETING WITH JIM PERKINS. This is going to be a very comprehensive book for beginners, Intermediate and Advanced faceters.

Our second new book is: FANCY FLASH CUT FACETED STONE DESIGNS (54 designs).

These books are available on USB drive for $30.00 each or in print for $55.50 each

You can also order FANCY FLASH CUT FACETED STONE DESIGNS in Gem Cad for Windows format. We can send it on a USB drive or We can down load it via e-mail. Please advise with your order.

You may also bundle either or both of the new books and receive some great discounts.

We have had other Master Faceters test cut some our designs and the feedback has been excellent.

 

 

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our 2017 PRICE LIST FOR BOOKS

list of our books: These prices supersede all past prices.

1. 50 DIAGRAMS POTPURRI

2. BETTER ANGLE CHOICES

3. DESIGNED FOR QUARTZ

4. DESIGNED FOR SAPPHIRE

5. GEM BOOK I

6. GEM BOOK II

7. GEM BOOK III

8. GEM BOOK IV

9. GEM BOOK V

10. MY FAVORITE FACETING DESIGNS

11. FROM ONE QUARTZ CUTTER TO ANOTHER

12. FROM ONE QUARTZ CUTTER TO ANOTHER VOLUME 2 – AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 25, 2015

13. THE GARNET STUDY

14. SYLLABUS FOR GEM CAD FOR WINDOWS & GEM RAY FOR WINDOWS

15. FACETING WITH JIM PERKINS (NEW JUST RELEASED)

16. FANCY FLASH CUT FACETED STONE DESIGNS (54 DESIGNS – JUST RELEASED)

PRICING FOR 2017:

U.S.A. CUSTOMERS – FREE SHIPPING, SEND Pay pal or via USPS: CHECK OR MONEY ORDER TO: JIM PERKINS 2126 Etta Blvd. Brunswick, OH. 44212

CANADA AND OVERSEAS CUSTOMERS – ADD $20...

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THE FORGOTTEN BOOK – NOW AVAILABLE

It seems I’ve been so busy I forgot to post this new book: THE GARNET STUDY.  I want to review this book one more time but as I remember it I was pretty happy with it. I will plan to release it in January 2015 for all the “Garnet Babies” born in January. The price of this book will be $30.00 including USPS in the U.S.A.  This is a book that will change the way you cut garnets and provide you more color, flash and sparkle than you thought possible.

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FROM ONE QUARTZ CUTTER TO ANOTHER

HALLOWEEN TRILLION QUARTZ SHIELD OCTOVAL

Images top to bottom: Halloween Trillion, Sir Galahad’s Shield, OCTOVAL

My latest book is all about quartz. There are some really great features in this book NEVER OFFERED BY ANYONE BEFORE.

I’ve not only put designs in this book, I’ve included lot’s of information about quartz and personal insights to my experiences in faceting from the last 24 years. I believe faceters will find these stories interesting and enjoyable. This is a lot more than an ordinary faceting design book.
1. It comes on CD-R in .pdf format so you can print the entire book
or just those pages you want.
2. There are 109 pages and 83 faceting designs.
3. For the first time ever to my knowledge this book contains all the designs in .gem format.

This means that if you have Gem Cad For Windows you can load the designs in...

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FACETRON PRICE INCREASE

FACETRON FACETING MACHINE PRICES HAVE INCREASED. THEREFORE THE POSTED PRICES ON OUR SITE MAY NOT BE CORRECT. BEFORE ORDERING A MACHINE HAVE US GIVE YOU A WRITTEN QUOTE.

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SYLLABUS FOR GEM CAD & GEM RAY ANALYSIS

I am pleased to announce I have written a simple and easy to understand booklet on using Gem Cad and doing analysis using Gem Ray for Windows. 47 illustrated pages that make using Gem Cad easy for the average person. The only math needed is addition, multiplication, and simple division. I have included some designs which illustrate all the steps.

SECTION ONE: Creating a “Standard Round Brilliant”
SECTION TWO: How to use a “SRB” or Simple Square to create ovals and rectangle or emerald cuts of any size.
SECTION THREE: Gem Cutting STYLES – why we use different types.
SECTION FOUR: THE PERKINS ROUND BRILLIANT FOR QUARTZ – A complete analysis of the high crown version and low crown version using Gem Ray For Windows, Facet Designer and Gem Cad light ray paths.

PRICE: $30...

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Splash Guard by Terry Gump

 

Splash Guard in the closed position.

Splash Guard in the closed position.

Splash Guard in Open Position. See Splash Guard to the left of opening.

Splash Guard in Open Position. See Splash Guard to the left of opening.

Here is a picture of the SPLASH GUARD I use on all my machines.

 

It is manufactured and sold by Terry F. Gump 

814 Capital Street Spencer W.VA. 25276

Enclose your check for $24.95 to Terry and he will mail one out to you.

 

Then just cut an opening smaller than the SPLASH GUARD and install it on your splash bowl. When cutting on the girdle, slide the SPLASH GUARD open.

When cutting on the pavilion or crown slide the SPLASH GUARD closed.

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