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Variety of cabochons
On the following pages are a selection of all different types of material from the rare and unusual to the not so rare. All our cabochon s are hand cut and polished by ourselves!! they are not imported from exploited people in the third world countries. If you would like stones that are custom cut please contact us for more details.

All our material is ethically sourced, we do not import cheap tumbled stones from third world countries where people produce stones from slave labour. All our stones are hand cut we believe we are the only people in the UK doing this

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Hand Cut Pilbarra Jasper Cabochon
RefMC685
Another hard Australian Jasper
newly discovered it has a black jasper
background with abstract splashes of colour
the material is slightly
translucent and contains some agate
It measures 45mm by 16mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £18.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Fancy Jasper Bloodstone Cabochon
RefMC686
A find from 10 years ago this very high grade blood stone is deep green in colour with splashes of red and gold and takes a high glass polish
It measures 36mm by 16mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £16.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Tigers Iron Cabochon
RefMC687
Tigers Iron contains three materials red jasper
haematite and layers of gold tigers eye
The material comes from both Africa and Australia
It is a chatoyant gemstone
which refelcts light at different angles
It measures 34mm by 24mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut American Varisite Cabochon
RefMC688
Variscite is a aluminium phosphate mineral. It is a relatively rare phosphate mineral. It is sometimes confused with turquoise; however, variscite is usually greener in color thisis American varisite
It measures 32mm by 19mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut Pilbarra Jasper Cabochon
RefMC689
Another hard Australian Jasper
newly discovered it has a black jasper
background with abstract splashes of colour
the material is slightly
translucent and contains some agate
It measures 40mm by 18mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £16.00GBP

 

BIG!!Hand Cut Large Pyrite Flecked Aventurine Cabochon
RefMC690
Aventurineis a form of quartz, characterised by its translucency and the presence of platy mineral inclusions that give a shimmering or glistening effect termed aventurescencethis piece has that sparkle
It measures 47mm by 20mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £18.00GBP

 

Hand CutRare Californian Verde marble Cabochon
RefMC691
Lovely bright material in lime this is beautiful marble found in california and would look striking used in modern jewellery due to its unique colour
It measures 40mm by 17mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £15.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper Cabochon
RefMC692
A very rare type of Poppy Jasper
which comes from Morgan Hill in California
the material has all been mined out
and comes from a volcanic fault line
it has distinctive red and yellow poppy heads
It measures 25mm by 21mm 4mm thick.
It Costs £13.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Azurite and Chrysocolla Cabochon
RefMC672
A large cabochon of blue azurite with chrysocolla
It measures 39mm by 17mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut Stone Henge B;ue presilli Stone
RefMC673
This is the same stone used to build
stone henge it comes from only one
place in Wales, the Presili hills in Pembrokeshire.
Effectively a piece of Stonehenge and very unique
This material is very rare!! only one company
can mine it and it is very limited and rare
It measures 33mm by 33mm 5mm thick
It Costs £21.00GBP

Hand Cut Rainbow Calsilica Cabochon
RefMC674
Super bright and colourful stone mined in Mexico
It is supposed to be the sediment of oils or other materials
that have been mined, but whatever its origins it is
a super stone and very popular, all
our stones are hand cut and this is
not to be mistaken for a tumbled stone
It measures 50mm by 20mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £17.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Lapis Lazuli Cabochon
RefMC675
Lovely hand cut Lapis Lazuli cabochon
this material comes from Afghanistan
and has pyrite flecks in the stone
This material is hand cut and not tumbled
Lapis is one of the oldest and most famous of all
the precious stones
and was used by the Egyptians as makeup
and paint as well as for jewellery
It measures 40mm by 26mm 4mm thick.
It Costs £17.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Azurite and Chrysocolla Cabochon
RefMC676
Chrysocolla and azurite mixed cab this piece has more chrysocolla
It measures 35mm by 16mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut Rainbow Calsilica Cabochon
RefMC678
Super bright and colourful stone mined in Mexico
It is supposed to be the sediment of oils or other materials
that have been mined, but whatever its origins it is
a super stone and very popular, all
our stones are hand cut and this is
not to be mistaken for a tumbled stone
It measures 25mm in dia 5mm thick.
It Costs £13.00GBP

 

Hand Cut K2 Jasper
RefMC679
Lovely material from the base of K2 it is a type of marble with lapis inside the srone in spots
It measures 32mm by 21mm 5mm thick
It Costs £15.00GBP

Hand Cut Tiffany Stone Cabochon
RefMC680
Bertrandite is more commonly called Tiffany Stone. It is an opalite . Fine quality tiffany stone has purple coloration and can even be a pure dark, translucent purple color. Tiffany Stone comes from one locality in Utah. The mine is no longer open for collecting matt polished only
It measures 30mm by 16mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut Rose Quartz Cabochon
RefMC681
Lovely pink facet grade rose quartz from Brazil not the poor milky grade material used in tumble stones the high grade material is translucent
It measures 32mm by 20mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut Rhodocrosite Cabochon
RefMC682
Stunning south American stone
which is very rare and beautiful with pink and
cream bands
It measures 35mm by 14mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £16.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Mary Ellen Jasper Cabochon
RefMC683
A very rare jasper from Minnesota comes from only one small mine
and is considered a collectors material
It measures 40mm by 22mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £19.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Sonora Sunrise Chrysocolla Cabochon
RefMC684
Sonora Sunrise comes from the copper mines in Sonora, Mexico. This material is composed of blue-green Chrysocolla, red Cuprite and silver Tenorite
It measures 33mm by 22mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £15.00GBP

 

Hand Cut 1960's Bowlerite Cabochon
RefMC642
This material is not stone but a chatoyant type of bowling bowl. It is not from bowling bowls made now but from old vintage balls that were the first type of which have a sparkly inside which almost looks like liquid fire. The material is therefore rare it is not commonly found and is only available in small amounts
It measures 45mm by 27mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £18.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Real Genuine Metallic Fordite Cabochon
RefMC645
This is the real deal and has been professionally hand
cut it is layers of compacted motor paint that has
hardened in the booths it was featured in the Times
as the rarest gem stone in the world. That is
true of the real material like this but it is often sold as fakes made
up of paint and acrylic if the colour
and pattern are too bright it is often fake.
It measures 39mm by 19mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £19.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Real Genuine Metallic Fordite Cabochon
RefMC635
This is the real deal and has been professionally hand
cut it is layers of compacted motor paint that has
hardened in the booths it was featured in the Times
as the rarest gem stone in the world. That is
true of the real material like this but it is often sold as fakes made
up of paint and acrylic if the colour
and pattern are too bright it is often fake.
It measures 34mm by 17mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £19.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Real Genuine Metallic Fordite Cabochon
RefMC636
This is the real deal and has been professionally hand
cut it is layers of compacted motor paint that has
hardened in the booths it was featured in the Times
as the rarest gem stone in the world. That is
true of the real material like this but it is often sold as fakes made
up of paint and acrylic if the colour
and pattern are too bright it is often fake.
It measures 30mm by 20mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £18.00GBP

 

Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper Cabochon
RefMC390
A very rare type of Poppy Jasper
which comes from Morgan Hill in California
the material has all been mined out
and comes from a volcanic fault line
it has distinctive red and yellow poppy heads
It measures 36mm by 26mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £22.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Real Genuine Metallic Fordite Cabochon
RefMC637
This is the real deal and has been professionally hand
cut it is layers of compacted motor paint that has
hardened in the booths it was featured in the Times
as the rarest gem stone in the world. That is
true of the real material like this but it is often sold as fakes made
up of paint and acrylic if the colour
and pattern are too bright it is often fake.
It measures 36mm by 18mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £19.00GBP

 

Stunning Grade Hand Cut Seraphinite Cabochon
RefMC384
Astunning material from Russia, petrol green in colour
with silver shards that have lots of chatoyance.
This matrial is limited by Russia
on its export so can be very hard to find.
It measures 38mm by 23mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £18.00GBP

 

Large Hand Cut 1960's Bowlerite Cabochon
RefMC385
This material is not stone but a chatoyant type of bowling bowl. It is not from bowling bowls made now but from old vintage balls that were the first type of which have a sparkly inside which almost looks like liquid fire. The material is therefore rare it is not commonly found and is only available in small amounts
It measures 48mm by 22mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £21.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Rose Quartz Cabochon
RefMC386
Lovely pink facet grade rose quartz from Brazil not the poor milky grade material used in tumble stones the high grade material is translucent
It measures 35mm by 30mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £17.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Real Genuine Metallic Fordite Cabochon
RefMC646
This is the real deal and has been professionally hand
cut it is layers of compacted motor paint that has
hardened in the booths it was featured in the Times
as the rarest gem stone in the world. That is
true of the real material like this but it is often sold as fakes made
up of paint and acrylic if the colour
and pattern are too bright it is often fake.
It measures 31mm by 15mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £17.00GBP

 

42mm Hand Cut Huge Gem Charoite Cabochon
RefMC363
A stunning huge top grade piece of gem purple charoite from Russia one off stunning grade piece
It measures 42mm by 20mm 6mm thick.
It Costs £35.00GBP

 

Huge Hand Cut Gold Rutilated quartz Cabochon
RefMC392
Stunning brazillian quartz with thick gold rutiles a lovely high grade material hand cut and polished photographed on black background to show rutiles
It measures 50mm by 26mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £37.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Tiffany Stone Cabochon
RefMC379
Bertrandite is more commonly called Tiffany Stone. It is an opalite . Fine quality tiffany stone has purple coloration and can even be a pure dark, translucent purple color. Tiffany Stone comes from one locality in Utah. The mine is no longer open for collecting matt polished only
It measures 35mm by 15mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut Rhodocrosite Cabochon
RefMC344
Stunning south American stone
which is very rare and beautiful with pink and
cream bands
It measures 30mm by 15mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £15.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Seraphinite Cabochon
RefMC365
Astunning material from Russia, petrol green in colour
with silver shards that have lots of chatoyance.
This matrial is limited by Russia
on its export so can be very hard to find.
It measures 37mm by 30mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £18.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Flowering Tube Onyx Cabochon
RefMC362
Unique material from Utah in America it has a fab tube lace pattern on opaque brown black and tan
It measures 40mm by 20mm 3.5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut Large Snowflake Obsidian
RefMC372
Mexican stone with large snowflakes in black obsidian
It measures 41mm by 27mm 5mm thick
It Costs £18.00GBP

Hand Cut Sonora Sunrise Chrysocolla Cabochon
RefMC352
Sonora Sunrise comes from the copper mines in Sonora, Mexico. This material is composed of blue-green Chrysocolla, red Cuprite and silver Tenorite
It measures 47mm by 17mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £25.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Sonora Sunrise Chrysocolla Cabochon
RefMC318
Sonora Sunrise comes from the copper mines in Sonora, Mexico. This material is composed of blue-green Chrysocolla, red Cuprite and silver Tenorite
It measures 32mm by 25mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £19.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Rhodocrosite Cabochon
RefMC369
Stunning south American stone
which is very rare and beautiful with pink and
cream bands
It measures 32mm by 22mm 5mm thick.
It Costs £21.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Rainforest Jasper Cabochon
RefMC393
A lovely green rhyolite that comes from Australia
It varies in colour from light to dark green
and has clear agate pockets in the stone.
It is a hard stone and takes a great polish
and is widely used in jewellery.
It measures 30mm in dia 5mm thick.
It Costs £18.00GBP

 

Hand Cut Collectors Grade Marra Mamba Cabochon
RefMC644
Stunning top grade marra mamba tigers eye the most collecctable form of this material comes from only one mine and has stunning chatoyance these pieces have tree like formations in the pattern and are stunning
It measures 30mm by 29mm 5mm thick.
this piece has a healed line in the top left hand side
hence price drop
#SOLD#

 

Large Hand Cut Purple Stichite Cabochon
RefMC267
Lovely bright purple stichtite from South Africa
It measures 38mm by 23mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

Hand Cut Collectors Marra mamba Cabochon
RefMC643
Stunning top grade marra mamba tigers eye the most collecctable form of this material comes from only one mine and has stunning chatoyance these pieces have tree like formations in the pattern and are stunning
It measures 31mm by 30mm 5mm thick.
#SOLD#

 

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