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Sarlon
12-12-2011, 12:24 AM
so I was cleaning out my closet the other day and came across a rather heavy bag....

opening it, I found my collection of rough semiprecious stones.

and I can't find a lapidary!!!!!

anyone able to suggest one?

Jester
12-12-2011, 02:22 AM
If I am not mistaken, a lapidary is one who can assess the value of the stones, yes?

If so, you can probably go to most jewelers for such a service.

Either way, I would think you would want a lapidary in your area, and to advise you on that, we would kinda need to know where your area IS.

Sarlon
12-12-2011, 11:25 AM
a lapidary is one who handles stones to cut and polish.

and I'm in the North East TN area.

BlaqueKatt
12-12-2011, 02:17 PM
and I'm in the North East TN area.

small Wonders Lapidary is in church hill TN(704 river road), largest city nearby is kingsport.

And there are 6 lapidary clubs in TN (http://www.lapidaryworld.com/clubs_USA.html), located in Hartford, Memphis, Nashville, Murfreesboro, and knoxville(the sixth is at small wonders in church hill)