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Polishing Laps – even more choice!

For so long in Australia, polishing gemstones has followed a strict recipe of pre-polish on copper and final polish on type metal.  Nothing wrong with that approach but new developments now offers us lots more choice and often far superior results. Aussie Sapphire is proud to be the official Gearloose agent in Australia with the […]

Tumbling Rock

Half the fun of rock tumbling is in the search for suitable rocks that will polish beautifully.  You can find these in a variety of places such as the beach, rivers and creeks, etc. In short, whenever you are in the Great Outdoors, you should be keeping your eyes open for good tumbling rocks.  However, […]

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 […]

ALF going gangbusters

The response to our new Aussie Lapidary Forum has been fantastic.  In only 3 months, we already have around 80 members with almost 1200 messages on the boards. The interest has been great so keep it up.  With the new media gallery, members can post any number of photographs with comments and rating features available […]

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 […]