Lapidary Project: Blue John Bowl

Posted on the 27th November 2016

Blue John is extremely prized as the gemstone of choice of the Victorians. It’s only found in Derbyshire. This is a special commission - which one of our team used as his competition piece for the Goldsmiths Design Awards. The photos show the before - when in rough rock form, the digging out using a lathe, and the finished article.

Lapidary project: Before shot

Lapidary project: Blue John Bowl