How To: Form rough agate into polished cabochons for jewelry

Form rough agate into polished cabochons for jewelry

How to Form rough agate into polished cabochons for jewelry

Learn how to turn rough agate into a beautiful drop shape cabochon by hand from a qualified lapidary at Holts, London. A cabochon is a gemstone which has been shaped and polished as opposed to facetted. The resulting form is usually a convex top with a flat bottom. Use this technique of forming softer stones into smooth oval shapes for fine jewelry.

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