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 91 
 on: February 03, 2019, 06:06:20 pm 
Started by mick B - Last post by Terry
Love it!  yes

 92 
 on: February 03, 2019, 02:57:49 am 
Started by mick B - Last post by cabster
Beautiful!

 93 
 on: February 03, 2019, 02:57:07 am 
Started by mick B - Last post by Taogem
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 94 
 on: February 01, 2019, 06:08:54 pm 
Started by mick B - Last post by mick B
I will let the stone do the talking.

 95 
 on: January 25, 2019, 10:58:51 am 
Started by jyanna - Last post by Taogem
Some classic cabbing materials are relatively soft.  I certainly would not refuse to cab Lapis lazuli just because it is a five.

Very true !

 96 
 on: January 25, 2019, 06:12:09 am 
Started by jyanna - Last post by slabbercabber
Some classic cabbing materials are relatively soft.  I certainly would not refuse to cab Lapis lazuli just because it is a five.

 97 
 on: January 25, 2019, 05:27:57 am 
Started by jyanna - Last post by jyanna
I was thinking of cabs in general because it seems to me that all would be subject to wear.  Thanks for the advice!

 98 
 on: January 23, 2019, 10:40:14 pm 
Started by jyanna - Last post by Taogem
I do not know about a minimum, but I like my cabbing material to be at least a 6 on Mohs scale..

 99 
 on: January 23, 2019, 08:10:00 pm 
Started by jyanna - Last post by SSA
Kinda depends on what your end use for it would be.  I would avoid using a soft/fragile stone type in a ring or bracelet as these will usually see more potential damage.  Some of your softer stones may not polish as well but sometimes having that "satin" look is desirable.
So what are you looking to cab?

 100 
 on: January 23, 2019, 03:34:28 pm 
Started by jyanna - Last post by jyanna
I hope this isn't a dumb newbie question, but is there a minimum recommend hardness for a cab?  Thanks in advance!

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