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How to Cut an Opal

Learn from an expert how to cut an opal the old-fashioned way. This is the first video to watch in the series if you are interested in cutting and polishing opal. Justin is a second generation opal cutter learning from his father Jorgen who was a master cutter and carver. Justin started cutting as a young boy where his father from years of experience started to teach him the ‘tricks of the trade’. Justin has become a master cutter himself with over 30 years experience. In this easy to follow video ‘how to cut an opal’ Justin will discuss the art of fashioning an opal the old-fashioned way using sandpaper and felt wheels with Cerium Oxide. In…

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