“SOMETIMES BEAUTY CAN BE DISCOVERED, OTHER TIMES IT MUST BE CREATED”

Alchemy

PROCESSING

Original Obsydian stone are inserted in furnishing or design projects realizing a perfect pairing with often materials, increasing the general value. Originality is guaranteed by the processing split up n 3 phases:

#1 STEP

The first phase concerns the supplying of raw material, that has to respect some parameters such as compactness and purity. One of the most particular and valued stone of Original Obsydian selection in Labradorite. In this case, one of the most important features is labradorescence, that is a sparkle of light blue, purple, green, yellow and orange lights. This peculiarity can be already identified in a first inspection of the block.

#2 STEP

The second phase includes different parts of processing, among which the cut of the raw stone in slices of different thickness. They very according to the use or according to the detail that will be realized.
This is also the manual cut, that needs more precious and mastery because it will lead to the creation of different dimension pieces for different kinds of assemblies.

#3 STEP

The third phase includes levelling, calibration, gluing and assembly. For small pieces, a levelling is made resulting in a smoother surface, that will be eventually polished. All these steps lead to creation of the final product…the artwork. 

Labradorite grezza

Amethyst raw

Section cutting, manual cutting and polishing

Dettaglio cornice letto in labradorite by Roberto Giovannini

Final product

Labradorite grezza

Afghan Lapis raw

Section cutting, manual cutting and polishing

Dettaglio cornice letto in labradorite by Roberto Giovannini

Final product

Labradorite grezza

Labradorite raw

Section cutting, manual cutting and polishing

Dettaglio cornice letto in labradorite by Roberto Giovannini

Final product

Labradorite grezza

Red Jasper raw

Section cutting, manual cutting and polishing

Dettaglio cornice letto in labradorite by Roberto Giovannini

Final product

Labradorite grezza

Amethyst raw

Processing

Dettaglio cornice letto in labradorite by Roberto Giovannini

Final product

Labradorite: rough, processing steps (section cutting, manual cutting and polishing), final product

Afghan Lapis: rough, processing steps (section cutting, manual cutting and polishing), final product

Amethyst: rough, processing steps (section cutting, manual cutting and polishing), final product

Red Jasper: rough, processing steps (section cutting, manual cutting and polishing), final product

Mother-of-pearl: rough, processing steps (section cutting, manual cutting and polishing), final product

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