All About Gemstone Cabochons

All About Gemstone Cabochons

Gemstone cabochons originated from France and the name refers to a gemstone that has been polished and shaped which appears a convex shaped at the top and then flat at the bottom, they are also raw and unpolished at the back. These particular stones are unique because they are only polished and not faceted. When you want the best cabochons it is very important to consider the stone, color, cut any lastly the value of the stone. Cabochons are basically created from gemstones which lack luster and clarity. Opal Gemstone due to their simple cut and appearance can easily fit into a pendent setting.

Gemstone cabochons are available in a number of shapes and the shape depends on the person who designed the jewel. This means that one is able to select a style that appeals to them which ensures that anyone is able to look good in cabochons no matter what occasion or season. The shape can be obtained through polishing or can be natural.

The shape of a gem also gives you a good idea and worth of that particular gem. You can also polish your gems all by yourself into any shape that you want if you have the necessary equipment and skills.

When buying particular gemstone cabochons one should be aware that with the development it is very easy to imitate these precious stones and therefore you should make sure that you examine the gemstones before you make the purchase to avoid buying fake.

When buying gemstone cabochons, you firstly need to know really well the type of cabochons that you want to buy, this is because if you know the kind of cabochon that you are actually looking for then it will be very easy to spot a fake one. This includes knowing the color or density of the mineral that is unique to that particular gemstone and that which cannot be changed.

 

 

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