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Manchester Minerals have marketed quality rough and cut gemstones and jewellery making equipment, at competitive trade prices, since 1972. Most orders placed before 1.00pm are despatched the same day.

Helen Hilton Gemcraft

Helen Hilton Gemcraft.com

Helen Hilton Gemcraft.com

Beautiful, hand crafted jewellery from the lapidary workshop of Helen Hilton.
Gold and silver creations plus a selection of loose, unusual and rare, hand cut cabochons.
Hand Made by Helen

Hand Made by Helen


If you want to know more about Helen's lapidary workshop and how her jewellery is made, follow Hand Made by Helen on Facebook.
Practical Lapidary

Practical Lapidary


All of the cabochon gemstones in Helens collection (scroll down this page) have been sawn, ground and polished by her on small lapidary machines such as the American manufactured 'Ameritool Universal' machine. Click here for more information. These machines are available for sale through this site and anyone wishing to try their hand at lapidary is invited to attend one of the courses detailed on this site.Click here for more information.