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.


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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6 comments on “Learning Netting: My First Cabochon

  1. Kokopelli says:

    Hey, I know that site and love it. Great instructions! And your cab is beautiful. Looking at your cab collection gives me a lot of ideas.

  2. digipicsphotography says:


  3. don_mae says:


    I did 2 more. One around a watchface and one round cab.

  4. Mimi says:

    Thank you for this netted cab instructions! I’ve been searching for days for clues about how to macrame cabochon bezels. This at least gives me a foundation, a beginning. Being from eastern midwest USA, I cannot spare expense for a trip to CA to take a class, so must rely on what can be found on I-Net. Thanks!

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