Blank Glass Cabochon Eyes - various pack sizes
Blank Glass Cabochon Eyes
A cabochon is a gemstone which has been shaped and polished with a convex (rounded) top and a flat reverse.
Available in two pack options:
12 Pair Pack: contains THREE pairs EACH of 8, 10, 12 and 15mm
- 4 Pair Pack: contains ONE pair EACH of 12, 15, 20 & 25mm
Can't find the exact eyes you need for a particular project? Well, now you can create your own! Simply decorate the flat back of the eye to your liking - you can draw/paint/print a design onto paper cut to the right size to then be glued on, or even use nail varnish directly onto the glass surface.
There are so may possibilities - use these eyes for birds, dragons, cats, frogs, reptiles, people... or whatever other character that might be created from your imagination! And they are useful not only for eyes... why not use singly to make badges or to 'frame' a felted motif?
Note that these eyes are flat-backed that you glue onto your project, not push-in eyes with a stem.
How to use:
When you have finished the shaping your make, simply felt a dent where you would like the eye socket to be. Place the eye in the dent, check you are happy with the position and then add a dot of glue behind the eye.
More detailed instructions for a finer finish:
Felt a dent at eye socket before you put them in. If it is a predator animal (dog, cat, lion etc) you need forward facing eyes. If it is a prey animal (sheep, rabbit, mouse) place the eyes more on the side for looking out for danger! Place both eyes and check they are straight and the same distance from the nose, and you are happy with the look. Add a little dot of clear drying glue behind. You can also felt a little wool around the top half and bottom half of the eye to form an eyelid and help the eye to look less 'stuck on'.