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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.

Advanced Lapidary

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

Dates & Times

#1: Nov 17 & Nov 18, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: Feb 2 & Feb 3, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#3: Mar 16 & Mar 17, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

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).

Dates & Times

#1: Oct 20 & Oct 21, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: Dec 1 & Dec 2, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#3: Jan 12 & Jan 13, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#4: Feb 16 & Feb 17, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#5: Mar 30 & Mar 31, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#6: Apr 13 & Apr 14, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

Intermediate Lapidary

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

Dates & Times

#1: Nov 3 & Nov 4, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: Dec 15 & Dec 16, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#3: Jan 19 & Jan 20, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#4: Mar 2 & Mar 3, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#5: Apr 27 & Apr 28, Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm
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: Must have taken or be currently enrolled in Intermediate or Advanced Lapidary or pass an access test with monitor.


Dates & Times

#1: October 19, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#2: October 31, Wednesday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Adult - 18+
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#3: November 7, Wednesday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#4: November 14, Wednesday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#5: November 16, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#6: December 5, Wednesday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#7: December 14, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#8: December 19, Wednesday 11 am-2 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Schack Staff
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#9: January 16, Wednesday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#10: January 25, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Agees 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#11: January 30, Wednesday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#12: February 13, Wednesday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#13: February 22, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#14: February 27, Wednesday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#15: March 13, Wednesday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#16: March 22, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#17: March 27, Wednesday 12 noon-3 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio

#18: April 19, Friday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 18 & up
Instructor: Art Cass or Leslie Dickinson
Location: Schack Art Center, Lapidary Studio