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September 18, 2019
  • Wednesday Drop in $5

    September 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening is Bobbi

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

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  • Show Committee

    September 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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September 19, 2019
  • 3rd Thursday Drop in $5

    September 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

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September 20, 2019
  • The Three T's of Soldering (Theory, Tips and Tricks)

    September 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The Three T's of Soldering (Theory, Tips and Tricks)
    Friday, September 20th, 6pm-9pm
    $75/member, Max 4

    Soldering has a few basic rules, but you need to know them well. After that, it's all heat control. I will be providing you with a few different types of solder to play with along with a few different samples to produce, to help you practice this very important skill. A handout will be provided for your future reference.

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September 21, 2019
  • Studio Members open weekend

    September 21, 2019 - September 22, 2019 @ 
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The workshop is open for Studio Members only. No drop-ins and no classes.

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September 23, 2019
  • Ear Wires, Posts and Head Pins

    September 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Ear Wires, Posts and Head Pins
    Monday, September 23rd, 6pm-9pm
    $65/member, Max 6

    Materials kit $25

    Making these common findings for your own jewellery will give your work a more personal touch. Come and learn how to make them and in the case of the ear wires, consistently too. Have fun with making creative variations while adding to your toolbox of tricks!

    Material kits will include:

    - 2 feet of 20GA round sterling silver wire

    - 1 Cup Bur (1.2mm)

    - 1 Drill bit (0.8mm)

    - 1”x1” square of 22GA sterling silver

    - 3” medium solder wire

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September 24, 2019
  • 5th Tuesday Drop in $5

    September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

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  • 4th Tuesday Drop in $5

    September 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

    See more details

September 25, 2019
  • Wednesday Afternoon Drop in

    September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    From 12 to 3pm, the jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per day.  No formal instruction is provided.

    The host(s) for the day can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

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  • Wednesday Drop in $5

    September 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening is Bobbi

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

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September 26, 2019
  • 4th Thursday Drop in $5

    September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

    See more details

September 27, 2019
  • Stacking Rings

    September 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Stacking Rings
    Friday, September 27th, 6pm-9pm
    $80/Member, Max 6
    Materials included
    You will be making 3 sterling silver rings to take home with you to wear all together or individually.

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September 28, 2019
September 29, 2019
  • Bezel Setting Level 1

    September 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Bezel Setting Level 1
    Sunday, September 29th 10am-1pm
    $65/member, Max 6
    Materials kit $45 (** Materials kit does not include a stone, but options will be available for $3 each**)
    Got some stones you don't know what to do with, mount them! You will learn how to build a standard bezel setting for a round or oval cabochon stone that you could use as a pendant. I will have materials available for purchase ($45 kit) or you can bring your own. Please let me know if you are going to need supplies to help me gauge what I need to bring.
    You will need:
    -A round or oval cabochon no bigger than 15mm round or 20 x 15 mm ovals preferred.
    -20 or 22GA (0.8 or 0.6mm) sterling silver sheet metal large enough to cover the bottom of your stone with a little extra around it.
    -Fine silver bezel wire (preferably the tall 5mm. You can always make it shorter.)
    -Medium silver soldering wire
    -Wire to make a jump ring

    **Special Note: If you would like to take both of these classes and make a day of it, I will drop the cost to $100 per person. Please mention when registering.**

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  • Bezel Setting Level 2

    September 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Bezel Setting Level 2
    Sunday, September 29th, 2pm-5pm
    $65/member, Max 6

    Materials kit $45 (** Materials kit does not include a stone, but options will be available**)
    You will learn how to build a standard bezel setting for a freeform or shaped cabochon stones with corners/ points that you could use as a pendant. I will have materials available for purchase ($45 kit) or you can bring your own. Please let me know if you are going to need supplies to help me gauge what I need to bring.
    You will need:
    -A freeform or shaped cabochon no bigger than 1.5 inch squared preferred.
    -20 or 22GA (0.8 or 0.6mm) sterling silver sheet metal large enough to cover the bottom of your stone with a little extra around it.
    -Fine silver bezel wire (preferably the tall 5mm. You can always make it shorter.)
    -Medium silver soldering wire

    -Wire to make a jump ring
    **Special Note: If you would like to take both of these classes and make a day of it, I will drop the cost to $100 per person. Please mention when registering.**

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September 30, 2019
  • Tube Setting

    September 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Tube Setting
    Monday, September 30th, 6pm-9pm
    $65/Member, Max 4
    **Materials Kit $30**

    Wanting to add faceted gems to your work and not sure how to do it? This method of setting is a step up from bezel setting but still quite accessible. You will learn how to cut a seat for the stone and set a faceted stone in a tube setting you will be soldering to your practice plate. This kind of setting can be used in many different ways due to its ease of making and adaptability. You will be surprised by how quickly it works!

    Material kits will include:

    - 5pcs of 3mm clear Cubic Zirconia

    - 5pcs of sterling silver tubing

    - practice plate to solder settings to

    - 0.8mm drill bit

    - 3mm setting bur

    - 2.7mm ball bur

    - 3" medium solder wire

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October 1, 2019
  • 1st Tuesday Drop in $5

    October 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

    See more details

October 3, 2019
  • 1st Thursday Drop in $5

    October 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    $5

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

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October 5, 2019
  • Boho Bag Class

    October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Create your own Boho-style bag (photo available on request).

    Please email Ingrid at: ieichelbaum@yahoo.ca to register.

    You must be able to bring your own sewing machine (and a serger would be useful).

    Cost - $30
    - Fabric kits available for $30, but please let me know at least a week in advance.

    Supply List (Kit available):

    1.5m – non-stretching fabric for outside of bag
    - I use quilting cotton because of the wide range of fun prints available, but it frays quickly and should be serged
    1.5m – non-stretching fabric for lining
    - I either use quilting cotton or broadcloth
    0.5m – quilt batting or 1 old (or new) hand towel that can be cut up
    - this will be covered with the fabric and won’t be visible, but don’t bring a bright towel with pale colour fabrics, or the towel will show through
    0.5m – heavy duty iron on interfacing
    1 spool – matching thread

    Extra supplies (not included in kit):
    - Fabric scissors
    - Bobbin for sewing machine
    - Pins

    Optional items:
    - Serger thread (if bringing a serger)
    - Rotary cutter and cutting mat
    - Iron and Ironing board
    - Thread cutting scissors

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October 8, 2019
  • 2nd Tuesday Drop in $5

    October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

    See more details

October 9, 2019
  • Wednesday Afternoon Drop in

    October 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    From 12 to 3pm, the jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per day.  No formal instruction is provided.

    The host(s) for the day can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

    See more details

  • CRLC Board meeting

    October 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The CRLC Board meets the Wednesday before the general meeting. Board members only.

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October 10, 2019
  • 2nd Thursday Drop in $5

    October 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

    See more details

October 11, 2019
  • CRLC General Meeting

    October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    General Meetings on the second Friday of each month September to June.
    Presentations change monthly. Prospective New Members Welcome!

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October 15, 2019
  • Orientation and 3rd Tuesday drop in

    October 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Orientation and hosting by Judy.
    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

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October 16, 2019
  • Wednesday Drop in $5

    October 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening is Bobbi

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

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October 17, 2019
  • 3rd Thursday Drop in $5

    October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewelry and lapidary studio is open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per evening. No formal instruction is provided.
    The host(s) for the evening can be found here:
    https://goo.gl/SwJxxd

    More information here:
    https://crlc.ca/workshop

    See more details