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« on: January 08, 2016, 02:00:04 pm »

One of my first stone discs cut from rough. It's 30mm disc, and I used a cold chisel to 'encourage' a split to open to reveal a rough surface I found to be interesting.


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« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2016, 02:29:34 pm »

That surface does look interesting. Not everything has to be as smooth as glass.
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« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2016, 02:50:22 pm »

Nice, and I like the clamp a bunch  yes
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« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2016, 02:18:36 pm »

The best part is you don't have to worry about the stone getting broken or scratched in the future.

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« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2016, 03:48:24 pm »

I like the style of the rough cut...like it in a lot of gems yes

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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2016, 12:39:21 am »

nice work
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