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 Post subject: This might be fun to cut
PostPosted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 8:35 pm 
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I've been going through all of my boxes on a hunt for some gold and silver i've misplaced and i've been running across all kinds of stuff I forgot I had. Like these chunks of glass! I picked these up a few years back, probably out in the desert. The colors are quite bright, more electric than in the pictures. They're quite thick. But I was thinking these would make some great faceted 'stones' and maybe some nice cabs. What do you guys think?
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Cut them puppies! Cabs would be nice but i'd prefer faceted.

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There's enough for quite a bit of both and then some. I'll have to put these on my "to do" list.

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Looking forward to seeing what you make out of it! :D

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Something that bright and shiny I would have to facet at least one or two! I found a few pieces of glass a while back but they are all so small... I have them in my "try one of these if you get bored" box... What would you polish glass with?


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Nice stuff and the result be awesome when you cut these material in facted instead of cabs.

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Tom, I'd use cerium, works on obsid.

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Mehoose, I forgot the routine, email inbound!

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Got it......
:P Wacky doo.... Great blobs of FIRE!
There's that big red one I wouldn't even touch Ryan, would make a fantastic pendant. You might just want to go around the edges to make safe for setting. Now that would be an awesome challenge in class, certainly doable.

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That stuff kind of reminds me of Zincite.

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