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kent

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Royal Sahara Jasper pendant
« on: August 07, 2017, 05:57:26 AM »

I started this one many months ago beginning with my 6" diamond wheels. I've got 80, 200 and 600 grits. After that I realized everything downstream was 8" diameter so I set the piece aside thinking some day I would get a few more 6" wheels. The piece started talking to me yesterday so I finished it wet sanding by hand sitting on a low stool in front of a bucket of water under a shade tree on a beautiful Napa day with a beer by my side. Just takes patience...
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Re: Royal Sahara Jasper pendant
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2017, 07:29:03 AM »


Superb use of shape to pattern.  It makes a nice jasper very special.
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Re: Royal Sahara Jasper pendant
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2017, 08:34:48 AM »

Very nice. That rough has had it's problems with brittleness and soft spots but when a piece is nice to the cutter it is beautiful.
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Re: Royal Sahara Jasper pendant
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2017, 06:34:34 PM »

Very beautiful piece and a great way to finish it.
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Re: Royal Sahara Jasper pendant
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2017, 11:46:03 PM »

The patterns on this piece are lovely. Well chosen
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Re: Royal Sahara Jasper pendant
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2017, 02:47:48 PM »

really nice, the pattern is jut fab for your shape! Well done, patience is one side of lapidary!
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