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April’09 Update

Hard to imagine that a third of 2009 has already flashed by – a reminder that life is short so enjoy it.  And what better hobby than Gems !! We would never have thought Aussie Sapphire would be where it is today when we first started the Online Shop in 1997 – we started off just […]

New To Australia Two Exciting New Dealerships.

Exclusive new dealership for Aussie Sapphire Australia’s Favourite Lapidary & Gem Shop The Omni Faceting Machine – NO LONGER AVAILABLE (as of January 2009). IMPORTANT NOTE:  we are no longer dealers for OMNI faceting machines.  If you are interested in purchasing an OMNI, please contact them directly here:  http://www.jerseyinstruments.com/ Aussie Sappire are proud to announce […]

Faceting Machine Reviews

Buying a faceting machine is a significant investment for most people and deciding which machine to choose can be very confusing. At Aussie Sapphire, we pride ourselves on providing information and service to support the products we sell so we have just started on a new section to help people with this choice. HOW TO CHOOSE […]

New Lapidary & Faceting Equipment

In resopnse to demand, we have sourced more new lapidary equipment.  The latest order from the USA is in Sydney now and expected to reach us in Glen Innes later in the week.  This order includes a range of rock tumblers from Lortone (rotary tumblers), Diamond Pacific (mini-sonic tumblers) and Raytech (vibratory tumbler).  These  tumblers […]

Faceting Machines

There are many ways to get involved in the gem hobby.  Many people start by fossicking which requires little equipment.  Once they get a collection of gems together, most start to wonder what is the next step.  We recommend that beginners to this interest consider investing in a small tumbler as this is a great way […]