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Will this cabochon cut well? Jewellery Cabochon Cutting

Cabochon Tutorial

Will it cut well? In this cabochon tutorial I have an interesting but odd shaped piece that I think will cut a nice cabochon. It is a bi-colour piece of rough with a deep rich blue and a golden pattern with flashes of green. It does have a couple of bubbles but nothing I think will be a problem.

It would be best as a cushion shape, but I think it will be an oval. Have a look to see what happens as I cut it.

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Oval Cabochon Cutting from Blue Green Jefanite

Cabochon Cutting

This cabochon tutorial didn’t quite work out as I had hoped. The final stone was a little disappointing but still worth saving.

The rough piece looked great, though a couple of bubbles did make the cutting a little interesting.

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Cutting a Multicolour Cushion Cabochon

Cushion Cut Cabochon

In this cabochon tutorial I’m cutting a nice multicolour piece of Jefanite into a rectangular cushion shape.

The piece has good play of colour and in the hand is far better than in the video. While there are just a few hints of red, there are numerous other colours that make this a real collectable piece. Which is probably what will happen with it. It’ll go into my collection.

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Cutting a Round Cabochon from Red Jefanite™

Cabochon Cutting Tutorial

This video tutorial on cutting cabochons started with an experimental piece of red Jefanite™. I wasn’t really sure how it would go, but had to try. You will see that during the cutting I was not very confident on the outcome.

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Cutting a Round Gold / Green Jefanite Cabochon

Cabochon Cutting Video

In this video tutorial on cutting cabochons, I’m cutting a nice gold green piece of Jefanite™ into a round cabochon.

The piece has a real depth of structure that can make it a little challenging. Only in that I don’t want to lose too much material and want to maximise the end result.

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Cutting a Blue / Gold Jefanite Oval Cabochon

Blue Gold Cabochon

This is the first in a series of cabochon cutting videos I’ll be making. Sorry for the not so professional video and my Aussie accent. Hopefully, better next time.

The piece I’m cutting is a very nice blue, or maybe purple, and gold fleck piece of rough Jefanite.

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Introduction to Jefanite Video Series

Cutting Cabochon Videos

Just want to let everyone know that we are embarking on a new series of videos, dedicated to our own man made material called Jefanite, and working with it to produce beautiful features suitable for jewellery and other decorative works.

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Jefanite

Welcome to Rocket Rose Art and our Jefanite™ dedicated page.

On this page you will find all of our information/news posts about Jefanite™, and our posts about our YouTube video tutorials on cutting and polishing Jefanite™.

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Introduction to Jefanite Video Series

Introduction to Jefanite Video Series

Just want to let everyone know that we are embarking on a new series of videos, dedicated to our own man made material called Jefanite™, and working with it to produce beautiful features suitable for jewellery and other decorative works. ...
What is Jefanite?

What is Jefanite?

Jefanite™ is a whole new ball game. It's a material we have developed specifically for creating beautiful features for jewellery that produce amazing colour patterns and variation, and amazing brilliance at an affordable price. ...

Video Tutorials

Will this cabochon cut well? Jewellery Cabochon Cutting

Will this cabochon cut well? Jewellery Cabochon Cutting

In this cabochon tutorial I have an interesting but odd shaped piece that I think will cut a nice cabochon. ...
Dop Sticks – Why and How We Use Them

Dop Sticks – Why and How We Use Them

Using Dop Sticks used for holding a gemstone while grinding, shaping and polishing is a practice that has been around ...
Oval Cabochon Cutting from Blue Green Jefanite

Oval Cabochon Cutting from Blue Green Jefanite

This cabochon tutorial didn\'t quite work out as I had hoped. The final stone was a little disappointing but still ...
Cutting a Multicolour Cushion Cabochon

Cutting a Multicolour Cushion Cabochon

In this cabochon tutorial I\'m cutting a nice multicolour piece of Jefanite into a rectangular cushion shape. ...
Tour of My Equipment

Tour of My Equipment

Recently, I\'ve received a number of questions about the equipment I use and how I have it setup. So in ...
Cutting a Round Cabochon from Red Jefanite™

Cutting a Round Cabochon from Red Jefanite™

This video tutorial on cutting cabochons started with an experimental piece of red Jefanite™. I wasn\'t really sure how it ...
Cutting a Round Gold / Green Jefanite Cabochon

Cutting a Round Gold / Green Jefanite Cabochon

In this video tutorial on cutting cabochons, I\'m cutting a nice gold green piece of Jefanite™ into a round cabochon. ...
Cutting a Blue / Gold Jefanite Oval Cabochon

Cutting a Blue / Gold Jefanite Oval Cabochon

This cabochon tutorial covers cutting an oval cabochon from rough Jefanite. ...