chaton a rhinestone or paste stone that has 8 cuts. Most rhinestones are chaton cut.
Demi Parure see Parure below ...
A necklace that fits close to the neck, usually about 15" in length.
Is a cone shaped crystal bead or gemstone where the top circular edge is bevelled.
A setting (also called coronet or arcade setting) is one in which the stone is held in by many metal claws around a metal ring.
Chaton: A faceted stone that is round.
Champlevé: An enameling technique in which areas of metal are cut, etched or routed and then filled with enamel (molten glass). Most commonly applied to copper or bronze.
: A cone shaped rhinestone or crystal.
setting: See Arcade setting.
Chaton setting: See Arcade setting.
Chatoyant: Chantoyancy is the effect in certain translucent stones when viewed in a suitable direction and light showing a streak of light in the interior that reflects across a curved surface as ...
- a faceted stone that is round in shape. Popular in rhinestone jewelry.
Chatelaine pin - two pins or brooches worn joined together with a chain joining them.
Chatons are cone-shaped crystals or gemstones where the top circular edge is bevelled. The term also refers to cone-shaped beads that have been backed with foil to make them sparkle ...
Setting: See Arcade Setting.
Chatoyancy: A stone that changes luster in different lighting much like a cat's eye effect. They are usually cut in cabochon shapes to enhance luster.
ChatonCone shaped crystal or rhinestone ChokerA necklace worn tight around the neck ChokerA short, close fitting necklace; like a collar.
In 1892, Daniel developed a new mechanized technique for faceting glass crystals, creating a sparkling, diamond-like "." He then started a factory (and company) in Wattens, Austria (in the Tyrolean Alps) in 1895.
The method of securing a gemstone to a piece of jewellery, usually metallic. There are nummerous kinds of settings, inlcuding arcade, bezel, channel, coronet, collet, chaton, and pave ...
Genuine foil backs: to improve the performance of a gemstone
False foil backs: to give a different color to a gemstone so to mimic another
Imitation foil backs: the same as a false foil back, but applied to glass (for example a ) ...
See also: Glass, Jewel, Rough, Metal, Shape