It took some research, and again, trial and error, to find the right adhesive and processes for cutting stone so that there are no gaps between the pieces. I’ve made lots of intarsia pieces since, and it was definitely worth the time spent.
What is stone or lapidary intarsia?
Stone, or lapidary intarsia is the technique of combining different pieces of stone into patterns, often combining them with metals. Patterns can be simple or complex, and when made into cabochons, can produce esquisite intarsia stone jewelry.
Making Stone Intarsia
Marking out the shapes