What is a cabochon ruby?

Answer A ruby is a red-colored corundum (a corundum with chrome inclusions). A cabochon ruby is a ruby that has been shaped to have a convex top instead of being faceted.CabochonTo shape a ruby into a cab... Read More »

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What Is the Difference Between a Simulated Ruby & a Real Ruby?

The ruby is one of the most valuable gemstones in the world, prized for its brilliant red color and rarity. It is also one of the most imitated, with stones such as tourmaline and garnet as well as... Read More »

How to Polish a Cabochon?

A cabochon is a gemstone that is shaped, usually into a dome, and then polished to a glossy shine. This treatment is common to opaque gemstones and it is part of the lapidary stone polishing techni... Read More »

How to Wire Wrap a Cabochon?

A cabochon is a small rock that has been shaped and polished into a gemstone. It can be used as an integral element of a piece of jewelry, and it can be one of a variety of shapes, including an ell... Read More »

How to Wire a Fused Glass Cabochon?

Fused glass cabochons feature whorls of colors and patterns fused together by heating different pieces of glass so they meld together. The cabochons themselves come in many sizes, are usually oval,... Read More »