Flat Backs | Cameos

Cabochons and Cameos are great for making statement designs in a matter of minutes and here at The Bead Shop we have a full range to suit any taste, style or design. Whether you favour resin, glass or semi-precious there is sure to be a Cabochon that will inspire your creativity. Can’t find the Cabochon for you? Make your own with clear glass Cabochons and Collage Sheets for instant, bespoke pieces. All you need now is the perfect cameo mount, a little glue and your newly crafted design is ready to go!

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About Flatbacks Cameos and Cabochons

Easy and quick to use, cabochons are versatile pieces that allow you to make statement designs in a matter of minutes (plus a little drying time..) All you need it your favourite cabochon, a mount and a touch of glue are all you need to create a beautiful, wearable piece with ease. There are a whole host of materials that cabochons can be made from, including glass, semi-precious gemstones and plastic, meaning that you can tailor your material and style to the design you are making: Some designs need a delicate glass cabochon while other might favour a more robust, resin cabochon.

The trend for cabochons is always popular and long-lasting (they have been favoured since the Georgian era!) and can be re-imagined for the modern age with ease. Resin flowers, such as dahlias and roses, make bringing this craft up to date with a fresh look easy with bright colours and robust materials: With such a large range of styles you can mix, match and co-ordinate your floral look for any style.

For a customised, one of a kind piece, glass cabochons are your best friend. They allow you to take any picture or text to create your own cabochons that can be set or wire wrapped into a special piece, ideal for any special occasion: Why not try using cabochons and cufflinks to create bespoke wedding adornments using the bride and groom’s initials? You’ll soon see how easy it is to create your own glass cabochons to create one-off jewellery pieces! With a huge range of cabochons and accompanying findings to choose from and play with you can create a range of necklaces, pendants, bracelets and more with ease.