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Saturday, 11 July 2009

The Cabochons I made





Here is a picture of my first cabs :-)

As I said before I am not 100% satisfied with them but it's a start. It's my first attempt and some of them have turned out all right.

The others, well back to the grinding wheel again I guess.





Here is a close up of the individual cabochons:


These are the ones that definitely need more work!



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These I am reasonably pleased with for a first attempt :-) They are a lot shinier than the pictures show




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And this one was a bugger! Its a Porcelain Jasper with such beautiful patterns on it but try as I might it does not get an overall smooth finish. The different patterns all seem to have different properties and grind down differently. I'll think about this one a bit more.



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And I am proud of this one!

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