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zurn
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« on: November 23, 2015, 11:37:12 am »

 Hi all
Another newbie question
I'm full of em
I've got a amethyst stalactite slice
I want to add a bezel to
My? Is what's to keep it it from sliding off
One more can someone tell me how to add pics to my posts
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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2015, 04:09:30 pm »

Think of the bezel as a fence that leans in at the top.   You cut your stone with a slight bevel (and make the bezel follow that bevel which holds it securely. 
Photos should be uploaded to Photobucket or like site (free) and then copy the link for the img (the lowest (last) of the four options offered for each photo.  Then paste that address (img link) into your message here.    Practice and you will get it quickly.  Tom 
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« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2015, 04:02:21 pm »

Ok Tom
ill give it a try
thats a good analogy w/ the fence
thanks
Tony B
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