Justin K Prim
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Justin K Prim

I Dream of Being a Gemcutter

How to make your professional dream a reality.

Learning to Cut

Learning to cut cabochons in my local lapidary club

Business Model


The first faceted stone I ever cut. In the San Francisco Gem and Mineral Society

Customer Service

Sourcing Rough

Buying rough is at the Tucson gem show is an easy option

Marketing to Your Customer Base

The progression of my gem photography : 2020 // 2017


About the Author



The collected written works of Justin K Prim : Travel Adventurer / Gemologist / Musician / Author of The Secret Teachings of Gemcutting

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Justin K Prim

Gentleman Lapidary | Author | Faceting Instructor | Chronicler of Gemcutting History