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Default What to do with those YAG rods

I have tons of Nd:YAG laser rods sitting around the house. My daughter decided to polish some rocks so I thought it would be cool to add some garnets to her rock polisher. Using a hammer I bashed a YAG rod I had into a bunch of pieces and threw the bits into the tumbler. Not bad if I do say so. The earrings with the purplish hue are some of the polished YAG stones.
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Default Re: What to do with those YAG rods

Sweet! From the subject line, I was going to suggest looking for a faceter to cut gemstones

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