Gemstone Dopping Techniques
Table of Contents
- What Are Gemstone Dopping Techniques?
- Dopping Techniques For Cabochon Cutting
- Dopping Techniques For Gemstone Faceting
- Dopping Techniques For Transferring
What Are Gemstone Dopping Techniques?
Gemstone dopping is attaching a piece of rough gem to a stick. Regardless of the materials used, the adhesive that attaches the rough to the stick is called the dopping compound. The stick is called a dop stick or dop. Dopping gives the gem cutter greater control over the cutting process. (At …