Federation of Southern African Gem and Mineralogical Societies.
Federasie van Suider-Afrikaanse Siersteen en Mineralogies Verenigings.
We are energy as is the mineral kingdom, the purpose of which is to transform negative energy and replace it with positive. Cleansing crystals and gemstone jewellery removes unwanted energy; they have after all been on quite a journey to find you. Regular cleansing of gems is very important whether being worn, carried or placed in the home and office. Gems should be cleansed especially after each crystal healing, illness or arguments, ensuring effectiveness.
I assume that you have familiarised yourself with choice of barrel, grit sizes, quantities, tumbling times, rpm of the barrel and required actions between grit changes.See the following website for a step by step guide: go to Google, type in geology.com and select instructions for tumbling and polishing.
There could be several issues preventing you from obtaining good results in the final stages of polishing and I will try and highlight a few of the many causes: