Close Up On Cabochons (ka-ba-shon)A cabochon adds more dimension and weight to your bottle cap project as well as slightly magnifies the design underneath.
OTHER TIPS & IDEAS FOR USING CABOCHONS, GEMS & CRYSTAL LAQUER
Use beads in your bottle caps! Great for kids. Crystal Lacquer can be used to fill the cap or just as a thin sealer for your project. It also works as a glue.
If you use a heavy application of the lacquer it will take overnight to dry and remember it goes on cloudy and dries clear.
I added a small crystal to the top of this flattened cap design and finished off the back with a 1 inch pink acrylic gem.
1/2" cabochon added to this mini cap necklace gives it a polished look and feel.
1/2" cabochons and gems add some fun and sparkle to this photo keychain.