In our Lapidary Shop, learn how to take a rough piece of rock, then slab, shape and polish it into a cabochon for jewelry or other decorative pieces. We offer both beginning and advanced classes. All members are required to watch an orientation video before beginning work in the Lapidary shop.
- Generally accepted lapidary techniques
- Basic rock identification
- Proper care of lapidary equipment
- Your first rock will be provided.
Advanced Lapidary pre-requisites
- A good understanding of the basics of general accepted lapidary techniques
- A basic understanding of rock identification
- A basic understanding of lapidary equipment care
- A recommendation from one of the two Beginning Lapidary instructors.