I know what you are thinking now... What IS a cabochon and why would someone be crazy about them? Here's the simple answer to both those questions. A cabochon is a gemstone that is highly polished, raised and rounded but not faceted. It features a flat bottom. The word is derived from the middle French 'caboche' meaning head. Now for the other question. Why Am I Crazy about them? First - they are gemstones. And I LOVE all kinds of gemstones. Second - these gemstones have flat backings so they can easily be set into a bezel. That being said, there is an art to setting … Continue Reading
After I purchased my first piece of jewelry from Alene…I was hooked. Her craftsmanship, detail and creativity is above and beyond. I will always look to her for gift ideas, and of course, treasures for myself too. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.