Learning Netting: My First Cabochon

My first attempt at netting turned out great!! Actually I learned this technique a couple years ago in a class I took using crystal rivolis. But this is really my first time doing it on my own. AND my first cabochon.

Speaking of the cabs…. I have had them forever.

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Sitting in a plastic container. Ever since I bought them at Fire Mountain Gem and Beads several years ago. I picked out the larger ones and have been thinking of ideas.

I used the instructions at this site to practice.

http://www.rubysbeadwork.com/NettedCab.html

Directions are clear. Complete with photos.

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If you are new to netting (or bezelling), then check out that site. Easy to follow and you could end up with a usable piece on the first try. Like me!!

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