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Cabochon Making 101 – Jewelry making, design.

Filed under: regular postings — Gary October 15, 2006 @ 12:27 am

While I have been involved with mineral collecting for some time, I’ve just recently begun to explore the world of lapidary and its attractions as a hobby. I hate to admit it, but somewhere along the line I had picked up a bit of an elitist “attitude” towards lapidary and the poor, misguided, rock grinding, “grunt” rockhounds, who had weird and peculiar ideas about improving rocks by cutting them up and grinding and polishing on them. I was a mineral collector, not a rock butcher! I guess I figured if God had wanted man to mess with his rocks we’d have been given a lot harder fingernails…

Read the step by step cabochon making with pictures here www.rockhounds.com/rockshop/oplc_cab.html

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