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9:00 am
Cdn $225.00

Lapidary: Cutting Cabochons 1

December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Boris Kolodny

Course outline: You love gems and stones and have lots of ideas on how to use them - now learn how to cut them yourself with the expertise of artist and instructor Boris Kolodny! This one-day introductory class will teach you how to cut a shape from a 'rough' slab and then grind it to a beautiful flat back cabochon that you can use in your own designs. You'll learn how orientate the cabochon for best color, pattern, or orientation, and to try to cut around any fracture lines or flaws in the stone. You'll then take the rough shape …

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10:00 am
Cdn $35. - Cdn $60.

Chainmaille Christmas Gift Extravaganza

December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Marilyn Gardiner

Course outline: Join Marilyn Gardiner and help solve your gift-giving dilemmas! It seems that some of us scramble at the last minute to find small gifts. Perhaps you need a thank you to someone who has given you excellent service, or maybe it's a hostess gift, or perhaps it's a lagniappe (look it up!). You can sign up for all day ($60 + HST), or just the morning, or just the afternoon ($35 + HST for either). Please indicate your choice at the time of registration. Full day class will run 10:00am to 5:00pm with one hour lunch; morning class …

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  • Payment is required in advance for registration and may be done on-line at the time of registration or in-person at the store.
  • Some classes have associated kit fees, please check class details to see where applicable. Some kit fees are payable to the store, some to the instructor and may be cash only in that case.
  • For some studio classes, those using fire-breathing torches and fast spinny things a waiver must be signed acknowledging you have experience or training in their use, and we will ensure you have training to work safely!
  • Some classes have age requirements. Students MUST be mature and responsible to work safely to be allowed to take some of our lampworking, soldering, fusing, and some metalsmithing classes.

Class Cancellation Policy:

  • If you need to cancel, please let us know 5 days prior to the class. Cancellations made later than that will forfeit the class deposit or fee.
  • We may re-schedule or cancel classes if we do not receive the minimum number of bookings, or in case of bad weather or instructor illness. In this case, you will be notified and the fees will be refunded or issued as store credit.