Faceted stones by Rough Creations are cut by Hobart facetor Laurie Veska using a Facetron machine.
Laurie’s gems can be purchased from Richard at the Zeehan Rock Shop, Zeehan, Tasmania 7469, Australia. Contact Laurie by email: lveska_at_rough_creations_dot_com
Rough Creations is a specialist in creatively cutting large Tasmanian smoky quartz and citrine stones, often sourced from the Gladstone area of north eastern Tasmania.
Rough Creations is a big fan of Tasmanian gem designer Andrew Brown and often uses Andrew’s facet designs sourced from his three books when cutting quartz stones.
Laurie has a background in geology and gemmology and manufactures a small number of bespoke gold and silver jewellery items using skills gained over many years of experimentation.