Where I can find clear glass cabs?
I need a solid glass (clear) cabochon that I wish to have engraved
with a pic on the inside and set into my own pendant (so I can make a
necklace out of it).
I did a quick search online and couldn’t find any…
You are speaking of creating an intaglio. I suppose it MIGHT be done
in glass, but quartz caps are easily found and will carve better and
give a nicer frosted tool surface…and are much more durable.
Most craft shops (like Micheals) sell glass ‘globs’ that people use
as a base for flower arrangements. The glass pieces are flat on the
bottom and usually round to slightly oval. They range in size from
about 12 mm to 5 cm. They come in clear or a variety of transparent
colors. People often use them in stained glass settings, however I
have set them in ring bezel or pendant settings for a silly playful