Rainbow Chalcilica Drilled Designer Cabochon
Size: 40mm x 30mm
Rainbow Chalcilica: Rainbow Chalcilica originally called Fordite is a man-made stone, discovered when the Ford plants in Detroit were cleaning out their painting booths and scraped several inches of paint off the walls. this paint being automotive paint was particularly hard making it easy to cut and polish with rock equipment. Being brightly colored paint it made stunning layered stones once cut. Since it was discovered as a colorful and fun gem, it has been heavily traded in jewelry since the 1980s.
Cabochons: The term Cabochon refers to the shape of this stone. Flat on back and domed on top making cabochons ideal for palm stones, wire wrapping, silversmithing, jewelry making, and placing on the body for crystal healing body processes. This is a drilled cabochon and can be turned into a pendant with a jewelry finding called an 'Ice-Pick'.
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