SLABBED GEM MATERIAL OF SOUTH AFRICA

Slabs are cut from the collected material in various thickness.

The most common are:

1.4mm

for translucent applications

2.0mm

for flat stones

3.5mm

for flat stones

4.2mm

for flat stones

5.6mm

for standard cabochon cutting

7.0mm

for standard cabochon cutting

8.4mm

for high cabochon cutting

Some examples of slabbed gem material are shown below. Click on any picture to enlarge.

Slabbed Gem Material (Click to enlarge)

Slabbed Gem Material (Click to enlarge)

Slabbed Gem Material (Click to enlarge)

Slabbed Gem Material (Click to enlarge)

Slabbed Gem Material (Click to enlarge)

Slabbed Gem Material (Click to enlarge)

Slabbed Gem Material (Click to enlarge)