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Charoite Cabochon

About this design:

Gorgeous Cabochon, ready for framing :)
It is 60mm by 20mm.
I could not take my eyes or hands from it. I bought it in Ekaterinburg , Ural Mountains, Russia. It is sooooooooo beautiful in real life!!

Did not decide on the setting yet...

Any idea? It has another stone layer for backing as in this size Charoite is too fragile to handle for settings :)


Charoite Cabochon, 60 mm by 20mm.

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  1. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    It’s like there are mountains in the distance, and a cloudy sky, and maybe a stream… beautiful cab. Can’t wait to see what you do with this!

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    love to bead aka Donna says:

    Stunnning reminds me of the ocean

  3. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    I was thinking of putting it in the Sterling Silver or Gold filled ready setting but I did not see anything in this size and form so, maybe I will wrap it…

  4. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Wow, what a cab! i see the mists swirling around the mountain on the far side of the stream… glad you see ‘em too, Cindy!
    No matter what you do with this, it will be fantastic!

  5. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    We will go there next summer again to see my son , his wife and our grand daughters and will go to the mining towns. I did not want to go there this time as I hate when there are no toilets through the 4 hour drive and in the town too… But there are the best deals and gems… oh, well :) This one I got in Ekaterinburg , which is very big beautiful, academical and cultural city and of cause the prices are much higher .

  6. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Beautiful stone with a gorgeous pattern. When I sat back and really looked at I could see a dynamic seascape with swirling clouds and big waves. It will make an incredible piece of jewelry.

  7. Chicky Suz aka Susan Z
    Chicky Suz aka Susan Z says:

    Gorgeous piece, I would wire wrap & keep it simple to show off its beauty!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous piece Julia!

  9. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Thank You Susan and Alice :) Susan one thing bothers me : that I may somehow damage it while wire wrapping… I am not just a Chicky I am a “chicken”, he-he…

  10. MoonBell
    MoonBell says:

    How pretty! Can’t wait to see what you do with this stunning piece.

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