Friday, June 21, 2013

Artist Feature: Troy Richardson

Troy Richardson is an artist who hand cuts and sets his own gemstones.  He's been a student of gemology for years and decided that rather than purchasing gemstones, he should make them himself.

Troy shares his process for cutting and polishing a gemstone:

Once cut, he sets the gemstones in a variety of ways:

Although Troy has been cutting gemstones for a couple of years, this will be his first year at the Bizarre Bazaar.  He enjoys working with customers to create special orders, adding, 'If you are not creating, you are not truly living.'

More of Troy's work can be found online at

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