WH Lapidary 1160
Lapidary is the art of cutting, polishing or engraving stones. See how you can take a rough rock such as an agate or jasper and turn it into a work of art suitable for incorporating into jewelry. Designed for the beginner and a great complement to jewelry making. Learn safety and the basic skill techniques to saw, grind, sand, and polish many different types of rock into cabochons. A cabochon is a gemstone which has been shaped and polished as opposed to faceted. The resulting form is usually a convex top with a flat bottom. Successful completion of the course results in certification to utilize the lab during open shop periods. Additional supply cost depends on project(s) and includes some personal protection gear. Meets at the Madison Gem & Mineral Club on N. Patterson St, just north of E. Johnson St. Presented in cooperation with the Madison Gem & Mineral Club. 6 Meetings. INSTRUCTOR: Madison Gem & Mineral Club.