Forgive me if this topic is already up here...I can't seem to find it.
I would like to incorporate some small pieces of marble stone into some jewelry, with the aim of setting it into a bezel or prong.
Has anyone worked with marble? It is such a soft material that my fear is that it would crumble and be hard to work into the desired shape & size. Is there a product that could also be used to preserve the surface (laquer, resin etc)?
I am wondering whether it would be best to submerge the stone in water in order to shape, sand, file.
Grateful for any insights, tips and thoughts!