Robert Allen's Profile
I've been cutting stones and making jewelry for over 25 years. In that time I've amassed literally thousands of pounds of rough and slabbed material that I use to create my cabochons. I only cut the finest material in an attempt to bring you the best of the best. If there's some rare material you're looking for, just ask and I'll see what I can do for you.
I learned cabbing from a very traditional gentleman who taught at a state college in upstate New York. He taught me the basics and believed in cutting standard, calibrated shapes. I worked within these confines for several years in perfecting my technique. My eyes were opened years ago by several people, including my wife Nicca, who cut stones in fantastic shapes with beautiful arcs and curves. Since then I view this as a creative process to work with the stone and patterns to produce a work of art. If I don't think a cabochon…
- Born on February 5
- Joined April 2, 2009