A cabochon is a shaped and
polished gemstone used in jewelry. Cabochons have one smooth domed surface
in contrast to afaceted
gemstone that has a number of flat surfaces. These terms also apply to other
materials such as crystal or glass.
What is a gemstone?
What is the difference between precious and semi-precious stones?
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More gemstones on the
Chrysocolla to Victoria Stone
below to see gemstone cabochons available in that group.