Wednesday, May 26, 2010
So I decided to try something new for my shop. I now have a listing that offers cabs that will be incorporated in a custom ring for the buyer.
I don't know how well this will work, but I thought I'd give it a try.
In this first attempt, I tried to select cabs that are as different as possible from each other: I have a druzy, a labradorite, a mookaite, a Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper, and a Priday Plume agate. All of them are gorgeous, and each would make a lovely ring. (I personally can't pick a favorite.)
Do you know what will be the hardest part? It will be waiting for someone to claim the cabs and NOT setting these stones right away.
For example, I just got the yellow and red mookaite in the mail yesterday, and it's like a juicy piece of candy. I'm dying to set it in a sleek and modern design. And I almost started setting the Priday Plume agate last weekend.
Oh well, it's not like I don't have any other cabs in my collection that I can work with. I'm at the point that I have to commit to STOP buying more cabs. (At least, that's what I say to myself every time I can't resist a new cabochon. I promise myself that that'll be the last purchase for a while. Ha!)
You can find this listing here, in my Etsy shop. There are more details about these cabs in my shop listing.
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