Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Creating with Cabochons Blog Hop

It's finally time for the hop.   Sally Russick  of the Studio Sublime sent out the call to create something using a cabochon.   I've done cabochons with seed beads but what I've been wanting to do is to set one with tabs.  I haven't made tabs before so this was the perfect push to get me going on this.

I decided to use copper since this was my first time...didn't want to use silver just in case I made a big goof.  I measured and drew out the pattern.  Then got out my trusty saw.  It turned out really well.  I had to cut down the tabs quite a bit but didn't have to do too much filing on the backing.  YAY!!

Of course, I waited until the last minute to take the picture so the lighting isn't the best.  I'm not sure where I'll go with it now.  Chain, leather, stringing.  Decisions, decisions....


 I'm excited to see what everyone else made. 

Please visit the other participants and let them know how much you love their creations.

Your Host:  Sally Russick
D Lynne  Bowland
AliciaMarinache           
Lynn Jobber           
JennyDavies-Reazor           
Jo-Ann  Woolverton           
MardeLowe           
DawnDoucette           
Mary K McGraw           
Gloria Allen           

Cheri Reed           
Sonya Stille           
Elizabeth Owens Dwy           
Veralynne   Malone           
TaniaHagen           
Lynsey  Brooks           
Christina Miles           
Holly  Westfall           
Kathy  Lindemer           
PattiVanderbloemen           

Therese Frank           
Adrienne Berry           
Liz   E

Tanty  Sri Hartanti           
Ginger Bishop
Renetha Stanziano           
Marlene  Cupo           
SandiVolpe           
Sharyl McMillian-Nelson           
Niky  Sayers

Mischelle Fanucchi           
Tracy  Stillman           
Skylar Bre’z           
Ann Schroeder           
PaulaKramer
Jess Green           
Susan Kennedy           
Stacie  Florer           
Cathie  Carroll           
Susan F.


Michelle Caballero       
Sabine Dittrich           
Kristina Johansson           
Kimberly Sturrup-Roberts           
Melissa  Meman           
Cheryl McCloud         
Michelle  Timms           
Cindy  Pack                    
Lynda  Carson
 
Cynthia  Machata           
Julia  Harris           
Karin  Slaton
Ingrid  Anderson           
KarinGrosset Grange
Jasvanti  Patel  
Inge  von Roos
Molly Alexander





 

11 comments:

  1. Great job! This is a method I've been wanting to try out. Maybe I'll actually get to it.

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  2. Great job, your stone is so pretty, and using copper at first is very smart! I love how you tab set it, and the bail. Did you attach the cab to the copper with any glue of any kind?

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  3. The copper looks great with the cab. Wear it with pride!

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  4. Very nice! I think copper is perfect with this cab. Your setting looks great.

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  5. It's wonderful! The copper was a great choice for this stone. I'm so happy to see that you stepped out to try tab setting. It's given me the courage to give it another try.

    Lynda

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  6. I have seen quite a few tab set cabs on this hop and I am totally in love with this look! Love that jasper cab - you could hang it on a piece of string and it would look beautiful!

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  7. Nice work. I love how you let the great colors of the cab stand out.

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  8. I think the copper accents the stone perfectly. Great work.

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  9. Cheryl! Your tab setting is perfect! WOW!! Beautifully done!

    Thank you so much for participating in the challenge!

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  10. I think a leather cord with a few copper accent beads would make a great way to present this beautifully bezzeled piece. So simple, but so elegant.

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  11. Cheryl-I love copper and it is perfect for the stone. The colors are wonderful. Great job!

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