Victor earned his Graduate’s Degree from the Moscow branch of GIA, specialized in Gemology. In 2010 he founded the Russian Faceters Guild, as well as the international faceting competition, ‚The Russian Open‘. Today, he is engaged in faceting top-quality gemstones and creating exclusive designs. His “Philosophical Stone” collection opened a new dimension in gemstone cutting, using symbols in a new pattern of facets. His work has been hosted in exhibitions featured world-wide.