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Cutting a Crystal Dichroic Cabochon into an Oval Shape.

Cabochon Tutorial

This material I made some time ago and have cut cabochons from it before, but it’s always an adventure. Sometimes they end up a big non-event, but this one isn’t that bad. Hard to see in the video, but it does have great flashes of colour.

Please ask any questions about this in the video comments. I would really appreciate any comments..

The process involved includes 360 grit diamond wheels and a glass kiln for fire polishing at the end.

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Cabochon Tutorial, Cutting a Rich Blue Cushion Cabochon

Cabochon Cutting Video

The material I’m using here to cut this cushion cabochon promised something special. The rough had a rich blue colour with flashes of gold and pink. The final stone did not disappoint, though it did end up smaller than expected.

Please ask any questions about this in the video comments. I would really appreciate any comments..

The process involved includes 360 grit diamond wheels and a glass kiln for fire polishing at the end.

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Cabochon Cutting Tutorial, Seam Dichroic Fused Glass

Fused Glass Tutorial

This video tutorial covers me hand cutting a piece of seam, or banded, dichroic fused glass. This is something I made as an experiment. It’s a mix of opaque and crystal, and hence needs to be set in the appropriate setting.

Please ask any questions about this in the video comments. I would really appreciate any comments..

The process involved includes 360 grit diamond wheels and a glass kiln for fire polishing at the end.

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Cutting a Red Oval Cabochon from New Material

Red Oval Cabochon

In this video tutorial I’ll show how I cut an oval cabochon from some experimental rough material. This material is similar to Jefanite, but is basically dichroic glass on a red background.

As I cut this piece you’ll see just how the red cabochon is revealed and in the end you can share your view of the material and finished cabochon in the videos comments.

The process involved includes 360 grit diamond wheels and a glass kiln for fire polishing at the end.

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Exposing a Dark Blue Cabochon by Hand Cutting a Piece of Rough Dichroic Fused Glass

Fused Glass Tutorial

This piece of dark blue dichroic fused glass was hand cut into a long cushion shape. While it is dark, rich blue splashes do make it a beautiful and mysterious piece.

The process involved includes 360 grit diamond wheels and a glass kiln for fire polishing at the end.

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Hand Cutting a Blue Seam Teardrop Cabochon

Cabochon Cutting Tutorial

This odd piece Jefanite fused glass was not initially thought to be of much value, But I persisted and cut it into a teardrop shape.

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Hand Cutting a Dichroic Fused Glass Cabochon into an Oval Shape

Fused Glass Tutorial

This is a dichroic cabochon as it came out of the kiln. Like many cabs straight from the kiln they could do with some cold working. So I set about hand cutting this cab into a better oval shape.

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Hand Cutting a Banded Fused Glass Oval Cabochon

Cabochon Cutting Video

This piece of fused glass is a little dark, but, as you’ll see in the video, it turn into as really nice oval cabochon.

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Making Fused Glass Cabochons from Part Sheets

Cabochon Tutorial

Fused Glass part sheets give glass artists the opportunity to be very creative. In this fused glass tutorial I’ll show you how I make fused glass cabochons from part sheets. There are just a couple of things to consider to achieve exceptional results.

The video description contains links to related videos, a chapters list with time stamps and links to more resources.

I hope you find it useful and it helps you improve your skills.

Fused Glass Cabochons

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Hand Cutting a Golden Pinfire Blue Oval Cabochon

Cabochon Tutorial

This piece of Jefanite will cut into a beautiful stone. It has a purple shimmer over blue background and golden pinfire. I will be cutting it into a wide oval shape.

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Cutting a Blue Green Oval Cabochon from Scrap

Cabochon Tutorial

A piece of blue green Jefanite that was left over from a larger slab, really didn’t inspire me too much. However, after some thought I decided to cut it and the result was a beautiful oval cabochon. This cabochon will make a wonderful pendant or other item of jewellery.

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Hand Cutting a Fiery Blue Fused Glass Cabochon for Jewellery

Fused Glass Cabochon

In this cabochon cutting tutorial I’ll be cutting a piece of rough fused glass into an oval shape.

The piece of rough was nearly discarded until I took a close look. The piece had some fiery flashes and an interesting internal structure. I then decided to cut the piece and it didn’t fail to surprise..

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