About a year ago, I bought a fire agate cabochon from a fellow artisan lapidary. Last evening, I had an inspiration when I looked at the stone again. I saw how to put it together with Sterling and Fine silver to make the pendant for a necklace. Single stones seem destined to make necklaces or rings.
Using sheet Sterling Silver, I pierced out the shape of the stone and drilled a small hole in the center of the shape (used to pop the stone out while fitting). Taking the fine silver bezel wire, I soldered the wire to the back of the pendant and set the stone in the serrated edge that I made with a triangular file. Before setting the stone, the bail was soldered to the back. All this made a very unique and beautiful necklace: