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Lapidary - Cabochon Cutting

Lapidary refers to the cutting, shaping and polishing of precious stones. In our Lapidary classes we are cutting cabochons for jewelry or belt buckle making. Schack's studio has a Lortone trim saw, stainless, 6" arbors and a polishing wheel for all your cabochon making needs.

Beginning Lapidary - Cabochon Cutting

Cabochon cutting is a method of cutting gemstones with a convex, rounded surface that is polished but unfaceted. The back of a normal cabochon-cut stone is flat.

Students will learn how to take a stone from flat slab to a beautiful polished piece ready for jewelry or other artwork.

 

Dates & Times

#1: December 6, Sunday 12:30-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Carly Vdh
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: January 3, Sunday 12:30-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Carly Vdh
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#3: January 31, Sunday 12:30-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Carly Vdh
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#4: February 21, Sunday 12:30-4:30 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Carly Vdh
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio