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February 2011

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It's Tucson Time Again!

Greetings to all of you in the Ultra Tec family!  Instead of the regular Sometimes Newslettter, this month we have put together some details of ULTRA TEC-related events coming up over the next month in Tuscon. We hope to meet as many of you as possible!










1. TEP(Tucson Electric Park) -- Jan 29 to Feb 13


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>> Visit the 'About Lapidary' Booth


2. 22nd Street Show -- Jan 27 to Feb 12


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>> Visit Sierra Gems -- Booth # C4 


>> Visit Stephen Kotlowski on AFMC -- Booth # D11


3. GMS Main Show -- Feb 10 to 13 

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>> Visit the ULTRA TEC Booth -- # 2042


Joe Rubin & Robert Mendoza look forward to meeting you and to answering all your faceting related questions.




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Some other "don't-miss booths" in Tucson include award winners: 


Andy Gulij  (GEMFIX)  TGMS Booth 1906-1910 )


John Dyer (John Dyer Gems) 

Gem & Jewelry Exchange(GJX) Booth #s 1530 & 1531
Riverpark Inn/Pueblo Gem Show Grand Pav. Booth #1




And...the United States Faceters Guild (USFG) Seminar 2011 will present a series of lectures, also at:

Elayne Luer's 'About Lapidary' location in Electric Park (TEP) 

-- the presenters are:


Monday, 31 January:

John Bailey: buying rough at shows: tools & techniques

Tuesday, 01 February:

L. Bruce Jones: discussion of gemology for faceters

Wednesday, 02 Feb:

Wayne Emery: professional dopping techniques

Thursday, 03 Feb:

Stephen and Nancy Attaway:  developing a professional polish

Friday, 04 Feb:

Stephen Kotlowski: performing faceting work for the trade; making the transition from hobby to income producing


Seminars begin promptly at 9:00am.  Each seminar should last one hour, and there will be ample time to answer your individual questions.



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Ultra Tec Fantasy Machine Review in Lapidary Journal

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An article in the January 2011 Jewelry Artist - Lapidary Journal, "Easier Fantasy Cutting, a review of the Ultra Tec Fantasy machine by Dalan Hargrave.  


Click on the Magazine Cover to be forwarded to their Homepage. 


currently, Lapidary Journal/Jewelry Artist also offer an instruction by Dalan, on line, for a simple Fantasy cut, "Concave Rectangle" - a "beginners" fantasy cut, but impressive on its own.


The Design Can be downloaded here.


Thank you as always for your interest in Ultra Tec and our products. We'll be in touch again soon with the next Sometimes Bulletin.


Bye for now!


The Ultra Tec Team


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