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Lapidary

Come try out a Lapidary class in our fully functional stone cutting studio. Lapidary refers to the cutting, polishing and engraving of precious stones other than gem stones. Schack has six grinding and polishing units ready for all your cabochon needs.

Beginning Lapidary

Student will learn techniques to shape a slab of stone into a cabochon suitable for use in jewelry or other art work (hardness no greater than 7).

4 sessions

Beginner

Dates & Times

#1: May 16-Jun 6, Wednesdays 5:30-8:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: Jun 16-Jul 7, Saturdays 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Intermediate Lapidary

Pre-requisite beginning class or instructor approved. This class will cover techniques for stones hardness 7 and greater. Free form shaping.

4 sessions

Intermediate

Dates & Times

#1: May 12-June 9 (skip May 26), Saturdays 10:30am-1:30pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: June 13-July 11 (skip July 4), Wednesdays 5:30-8:30pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Lapidary Open Studio

Spend the afternoon working independently on your lapidary project. We will have a room monitor available but no instruction. We provide the equipment, you provide your own rocks.

Pre-requisite: Beginning Lapidary or pass an access test with monitor.

Pre-registration required.

Dates & Times

#1: April 20, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: May 18, Friday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#3: June 11, Monday 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#4: June 29, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio