Cabochon is a very popular cut in jewelry design world because of not only the magnificent finished look but it also this cut specification that helps the appearance of natural beauty of the stone. Tiger eye stone for example which is have a sparkle yellow and brown color degrees and if you look closely you will notice a tiger eye fixating at you. This stone only cabochon cut will show you that tiger eye.
Regrettably cabochons does not work for all gem stones the role that govern this process is never try to cut in cabochon cut for any translucent, sparkling, clarity stone with a degree more than 7 in the hardened scale because you will end up with cracked or even broke stone Diamond is the example for this role.
It is always good for dusky matt gemstones such like opal, onyx and lapis.The nice thing about cabochon is the ability to implement with all geometric and asymmetrical shapes may be oval, drop, rounded and square.Cabochons are doomed on one side and flatted on the other side .you may find it shaped into a small sized stones used for rings and big ones mountain on a brooches.
Mainly most of people who admire this cut believe in their preferred stone powers that will aid people With healing and calming special powers which cabochon cut will over effect it such like,
- Amethyst cabochons: It is lovely semiprecious stone its color grades from reddish purple to lilac they recommended it to people who wants to quieting bad habits like smoking and they think it could help in emotions control.
- Moon stone cabochons: that vivid color stone color they recommend it to people who seeks to inspirations and wants to promote clear mind.
- Agate cabochons: it has protection power from stress, worries and energy draining.
In the end of my article I must admit that I am one of cabochons fan and I will not stop wearing cabochon jewelry because it makes me look as beautiful lady.