how to make a hole in a gemstone

by wendy
(new jersey)

I have a lot of large and medium faceted gems. I would like to put a whole or fastener on them to make a necklace. Is there a drill or what. Thank you for any info.

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I have been looking for the same thing only a hole thru the center of a cabochon
by: Anonymous

thank you for posting this question. I want to place a hole in a cabochon and would appreciate responders also.

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how do you put a hole in a stone you have worked so hard on polishing?
by: Anonymous

Recently got back into rock hounding would like to make some nice things.I have lots of precious stones but don't know how to drill safely through them.Can you help?Also would like to start some wire type jewelry.Thanks for any imformation you may be able to provide.Sincerly Richard Brown.

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