Lapidary 101 – HOW TO Remove your stone from a dop stick.

Remove your stones from the dop stick without making a mess! When you cabochon-cut stones, you will use a dop stick to hold the stone. This dop stick behaves like a handle making it easy for the stone cutter and polisher to hold the stone at proper angles. The problem comes after the hard work of cutting and polishing is done. How do you remove the stone without covering it in wax? Well, this video answers the question. How do I remove this stone?
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All the best, Michael

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