Meet Lynn – Aria Gems’ Master Faceter

Lynn is the head faceter at Aria Gems. Lynn has over 20 years of experience and has cut over 9,000 gemstones in his career. Lynn is a Certified Master Cutter of the United States Faceters Guild. Lynn hails from Beaulah, North Dakota and is one of the few certified Native American gem cutters.

Over the years, Lynn has cut some of the finest gemstones in the country and has become known for cutting precious untreated gems such as the Panjshir Emeralds. His dexterity in cutting gems makes him one of the finest gem cutters in the country. Lynn obtains a higher yield from rough gemstones than most cutters. For example, an average yield from a rough gemstone is around 20%. Lynn with his expertise and precision cut is able to obtain a yield of between 25 to 30%.