KWB122c Kowallabe Quartzite Cabochon
Kowallabe Quartzite Cabochon featuring translucent quartzite with pink and black patterning.
36mm x 40mm
Kowallabe Quartzite is a newly mined quartzite from Australia with a hardness of about 5 to 6. It features translucent sections of white and gray with pink banding and dramatic patterning, but also has opaque portions with earthy tones of black, green, and orange, and flashes of golden yellow commonly along the edges.
Designer Cabochons: The Gem Shop, Inc. produces free form designer cabochons for the custom metal smith, hobbyist, and collector. All of the cabs shown are cut and polished by hand in our lapidary shop in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. The Gem Shop, Inc. specializes in fine agates and fine jaspers including Laguna Agate, Agua Nueva Agate, Black Druzy, Natural Druzy, Lace Agate, Willow Creek Jasper, Imperial Jasper, Morrison Ranch Jasper, and Ocean Jasper®. Most of our cabs are one-of-a-kind. These cabs have a slightly beveled edge, buff (slightly curved) top, and flat unpolished back, unless otherwise noted.