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OPAL TRIPLET Oval 10x8
OPAL TRIPLET Oval 10x8
BEADS 16 inch Tumble GARNET
BEADS 16 inch Tumble GARNET
Hand Crafted 9ct Gold Pendant with Marine Opal.
Hand Crafted 9ct Gold Pendant with Marine Opal.
PERIDOT Rd 7.0mm
PERIDOT Rd 7.0mm
LARIMAR Cabochon 10mm Round AA
LARIMAR Cabochon 10mm Round AA
Ameritool 4/5inch Saw (220v) with 4inch Blade & Vice
Ameritool 4/5inch Saw (220v) with 4inch Blade & Vice
Cabochon 16x12 Oval LABRADORITE
Cabochon 16x12 Oval LABRADORITE
AMETHYST A-Grade  Rd 8.0mm
AMETHYST A-Grade Rd 8.0mm
GEM BOX WHITE Square 25x25x16mm
GEM BOX WHITE Square 25x25x16mm
GARNET Rd 4.0mm Rhodolite Pink
GARNET Rd 4.0mm Rhodolite Pink

Helen Hilton Gemcraft

Helen Hilton Gemcraft.com
About Helen

About Helen

Welcome to my page. This is where I get to showcase my passion for shaping stone and moving metal.
Here at Manchester Minerals I get to handle the most beautiful gemstones and rough rock every day. I get a huge amount of satisfaction from receiving orders and selecting products that I know will be treasured and transformed by our many talented customers.
My absolute pleasure though, is to head off into my own workshop with an idea or a dream and a pile of pretty pebbles. I cut and polish all my own cabochons, although, sometimes I embellish pieces with diamond or other faceted precious gems that I don't have time to cut myself.
If you would like to know more about my Jewellery and how it's made, please visit me on my facebook page. I look forward to hearing from you.

Hand Made by Helen
Practical Lapidary
All of the cabochon gemstones in Helens collection (scroll down this page) have been sawn, ground and polished by her on small lapidary machines such as the American manufactured 'Ameritool Universal' machine. Click here for more information. These machines are available for sale through this site and anyone wishing to try their hand at lapidary is invited to attend the low cost beginners courses run by Howard Johnson in Stockport, Cheshire (Phone for details).
Practical Lapidary

Our stock range, of around 8000 items, covers hobby and professional requirements for craft/workshop/therapy use. E & O E. Copyright: Manchester Minerals Ltd. April 2018