The New Mexico Faceters Guild maintains this list of resources as an aid, guide or as general information in faceting and gem cutting.

Beginning Faceter’s Guide – information to help new faceters prepare for their first workshop.

For the experienced faceter – provides advanced faceting information.

Refractive Index – provides a list of stone types and their refractive index.

Gemstone properties – provides information useful for faceters.

Polishing – a guide to polishing media best suited to different stone types.

Dopping – procedures and best practices in how to dop stones.

Machine Gallery – this page contains photos and descriptions of different faceting machines.