Occurrence of cabochons in different shapes and its make
In most cases the shape of cabochon is in ellipse form , this is because eye has got less sensitivity to the small asymmetries in the ellipse as it is different to most round shapes like circles as the elliptical shape can be interconnected with the dome shapes. When the trimming is done it can therefore completed by use of hand which is done by adhering this stone with hard wax on to a length of wooden dowel. Then finally it is then grounded to the template line whereby the back edges can be beveled and then the top is sanded in a the same dome. The cabochons have been made in different shapes and colors like:
- Green color
- White light color
- Creams in color
- Yellow in color
- Purple colors
- Brown colors
Cabochon has increased its popularity in the recent years thus becoming easy to make from the materials which can either be transparent or semi transparent. Mostly semi transparent material is referred as it helps in implementing natural luster of the material therefore synthetic materials are referred. It also helps in design which can be emblazoned on it.
The main reason of using this cabochon is because it cannot be affected by scratches and cracks as compared to the one which are made from the glass and the natural gemstone. In most cases the formulas which are used indicates likely hood of the natural imperfections which can occur slowly. This is because even if the crack is not seen it can cause a big problem as they expose the gemstone to big damage.