Chris Wolfsberg

Gem Cutter


Chris-Cutting-GemsChris Wolfsberg has won multiple awards in recognition of his skilled craftsmanship and design in colored gemstones. He has been cutting gems for many years. He continues to pursue this trade and offers custom gem cutting services as well as beautifully faceted and carved gemstones for sale.

Having won 6 AGTA Cutting Edge awards his services are widely sought and respected by those in the gem trade. His work is sold internationally and he is one of the very few faceters or gem carvers of this caliber to accept commissions to cut other people’s rough gem material.

With Chris you can be sure of an honest assessment of your gem rough or gem cutting project.

He is experienced in cutting a wide variety of colored gemstones, both common and rare, having experience in cutting or recutting Amethyst, Aquamarine, Apatite, Beryl, Bixbite, Citrine, Danburite, Emerald, Garnet of all kinds, Opal, Oregon Sunstone, Peridot, Quartz, Ruby, Sapphire, Spinel, Tanzanite, Tourmaline, Topaz, Zultanite (Turkish Diaspore) and Zircon amongst many others.

Chris is able to execute advanced lapidary techniques such as Concave and Micro Concave Faceting, and Polished “Dimples” in addition to doing flat faceting and bufftops. This allows him to make the best use out of a wide variety of different kinds and shapes of rough. This allied with his years of experience as a full time gem cutter helps him to best advise the client as to which technique or techniques are likely to result in the most beautiful and largest finished gemstone.

So, if you want your gem cut beautifully, your damaged gem skillfully repaired, or a reliable assessment done of your rough gem, give Chris a call!