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John Dyer & Co.
5021 Vernon Ave. S. Suite 123
Edina, MN 55436




Welcome to www.UltraTecFacetingMachine.com!

This website is owned by John Dyer, a professional gemstone artist and winner of 38 national and international gem cutting awards. As a professional gem cutter John is a fan of the Ultra Tec flat-faceting machine and is also an authorized Ultra Tec Sales Representative.

This site is intended to serve as a reference for information related to the Ultra Tec faceting machine (sometimes misspelled "Ultra Tech") and faceting information in general, as well as a place to buy the Ultra Tec, the best faceting machine on the market! (IMO)

Since I facet for a living I have tried and owned many different machines over the last 13 or so years. It says a lot that after all these years I still favor the Ultra Tec. After all, if I knew of a better machine I would buy it!John Dyer Ultra Tech Ultra Tec faceting machine

To learn why the Ultra Tec is the best faceting machine for you to buy please see our Why Ultra Tec? page.

For a general outline of the necessary equipment and 'knowhow' to start cutting gemstones please see our Getting Started page.

For information regarding faceting and all different kinds of related subjects such as dopping, preforming, lapping techniques, polishing and related tips see our Faceting Tips page.

To see the kind of beautiful gems that can be cut using the Ultra Tec check out our Gem Gallery. All of these gems were cut by John Dyer & Co., exclusively using flat faceting. Thus these and similar gems can be cut on the Ultra Tec given some practice and savvy!

If you would like to go ahead and purchase an Ultra Tec faceting machine please go to the Pricing & Order page which has all the information you need to proceed with your order. And congratulations for choosing a fine piece of equipment!

For information on where to buy faceting related supplies, learn about colored gemstones and also learn more about faceting check out our Recommendations and Links pages.