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October 2, 2022
  • Kiln Enamelling (A Cloisonne Pendant)

    October 2, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Kiln Enamelling (A Cloisonne Pendant) *New longer time*
    Sunday, October 2nd, 12pm-4pm
    $95/Member, Max 4

    Material kit $60

    This exciting process will show you how to add detail and separation of colours on your metal after applying a transparent coat of enamel to give your piece a whole new depth. This technique will leave you wanting to learn more. Very useful skill to add colour and detail to your piece as you explore molten glass.

    Material Kits will include:

    - 1.5" x 1.5" 22Ga piece of fine silver sheet
    - 1ft of fine silver flat wire for cloisonne
    - 1.3mm drill bit
    - 18Ga sterling silver jump ring

    Please contact Adam to register: merkury.metals@gmail.com 

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October 4, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 4, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

    Hosts: Norma Jean and Heather

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

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October 5, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.


    Hosts:  Don and Dale

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

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  • CRLC Board meeting

    October 5, 2022 @ 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 6, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 6, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

    Hosts:  Karen and Jeanette

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

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October 7, 2022
  • Lapidary Basics

    October 7, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Lapidary Basics
    Friday, October 7th, 11am-5pm
    $80/member, Max 4
    Materials included

    Want to see what it takes to cut your own stones? For this workshop I will take you through the steps from starting off cutting your shape on the trim saw to final polish. I will also show you a short cut to making round cabochons...
    Please contact Adam directly to register: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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October 8, 2022
  • Spinner Ring

    October 8, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Spinner Ring
    Saturday, October 8th, 10am-3pm
    $125/Member, Max 4
    Materials Included
    In this class, you will be making a sterling silver band ring with a bronze spinner to take home. While making this ring you will learn to use dapping punches in the making of this ring.
    Please contact Adam directly to register at: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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October 9, 2022
  • Stacking Rings

    October 9, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Stacking Rings
    Sunday, October 9th, 10am-1pm  
    $95/member, Max 3
    You will be making 3 sterling silver rings to take home with you to wear all together or individually. Various finishes and textures will be shown and discussed. All tools required will be provided.

    Please contact me directly to register at: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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  • Rolling Ring

    October 9, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Rolling Ring
    Sunday, October 9th, 3pm-7pm  
    $125/member, Max 3
    Materials included
    You will be making a sterling silver rolling band ring to take home. This is the kind of ring that consists of 3 separate bands that roll over one another while on your finger. Great ring to fidget with :) 
    **Special Note: If you would like to take both of these classes and make a day of it, I will drop the cost to $195 per person. Please mention when registering.**  
    Please contact me directly to register at: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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October 10, 2022
  • Raising a Vessel with John Smith-Jones (New time!!)

    October 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Five Mondays starting in October.
    October 10, 17, 24,
    finishing on November 7, 14
    6pm-9pm
    $250 for all five classes, supplies and use of tools included.
    You will learn the basic techniques of sinking and raising. Some surface texturing methods will be shown. Simple patination techniques will be used.
    You will make at least one raised vessel in this time.
    Maximum five people
    Wear shop clothes, bring a pair leather gloves and hearing and eye protection if you have them.
    Contact John at: Johnfesmithjones@gmail.com

    **Please note: there is no class on
    October 31st**

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October 11, 2022
  • Square Knot Ring

    October 11, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Square Knot Ring *(New Class)*
    Tuesday, October 11th, 2pm-5pm
    $95/Member, Max 4
    Materials included
    You will be making a sterling silver square knot ring to take home. This is the kind of ring that looks like the metal has been tied in a square knot on the front of your finger. A great looking illusion of a ring that you will enjoy making as much as wearing. All tools required will be provided.
    Please contact Adam directly to register at: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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  • Drop-In Session

    October 11, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

    Hosts: Rebecca and Heather

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

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October 12, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 12, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.


    Hosts: John and Dale

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

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October 13, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 13, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

    Hosts:  Adam and Brent

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

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October 14, 2022
  • CRLC General Meeting

    October 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Meetings may be virtual.  Check before attending.
    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, 2022
  • Studio Members open weekend

    October 15, 2022 - October 16, 2022 @ 
    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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October 17, 2022
  • Raising a Vessel with John Smith-Jones (New time!!)

    October 17, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Five Mondays starting in October.
    October 10, 17, 24,
    finishing on November 7, 14
    6pm-9pm
    $250 for all five classes, supplies and use of tools included.
    You will learn the basic techniques of sinking and raising. Some surface texturing methods will be shown. Simple patination techniques will be used.
    You will make at least one raised vessel in this time.
    Maximum five people
    Wear shop clothes, bring a pair leather gloves and hearing and eye protection if you have them.
    Contact John at: Johnfesmithjones@gmail.com

    **Please note: there is no class on
    October 31st**

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October 18, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 18, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

    Hosts: Don and Adam

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

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October 19, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 19, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.


    Hosts: Norma Jean and Ehren

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

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October 20, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

    Hosts: J.J. and Bev

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

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October 21, 2022
  • Build Your Own Prong Setting (*New Class*)

    October 21, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Build Your Own Prong Setting (*New Class*)
    Friday, October 21st, 6pm-9pm
    $95/ Member, Max 4
    Materials Included
    This type of setting will give you a bit of a break with creativity :) This is an alternative setting that can be used for not only cabochon stones but also irregular shaped items like small ammonites. You will be using your creativity to build a setting that will allow you to see more of your stone than a bezel setting. You will be challenged but excited at the possibilities!
    Bring something you would like to wear as a pendant. There will also be stones available for purchase.

    Please contact Adam directly to register at: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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October 22, 2022
  • Open Back Pendant Setting

    October 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Open Back Pendant Setting (*New Longer Time*)
    Saturday, October 22nd, 10am-2pm
    $95/Member, Max 4
    This is an alternative setting that can be used for a cabochon stone. This kind of setting will be ideal for larger stones that you might not want to cover the back with silver. You will build a setting that allows you to see more of your stone than a traditional bezel setting. You will be challenged but excited at the possibilities! Please bring your own cabochon to set (There will be options available as well for purchase.)
    Please email Adam to register: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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October 24, 2022
  • Raising a Vessel with John Smith-Jones (New time!!)

    October 24, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Five Mondays starting in October.
    October 10, 17, 24,
    finishing on November 7, 14
    6pm-9pm
    $250 for all five classes, supplies and use of tools included.
    You will learn the basic techniques of sinking and raising. Some surface texturing methods will be shown. Simple patination techniques will be used.
    You will make at least one raised vessel in this time.
    Maximum five people
    Wear shop clothes, bring a pair leather gloves and hearing and eye protection if you have them.
    Contact John at: Johnfesmithjones@gmail.com

    **Please note: there is no class on
    October 31st**

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October 25, 2022
  • The Three T's of Soldering (Theory, Tips and Tricks)

    October 25, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The 3 T's of Soldering (Theory, Tips and Tricks) 
    Tuesday, October 25th, 2pm-5pm 
    $80/Member, Max 3 
    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. 

     Please contact Adam directly to register: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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  • Drop-In Session

    October 25, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

    Hosts: Glenn and Jeanette

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

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October 26, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 26, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.


    Hosts: John and Ehren

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

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October 27, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    October 27, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

    Hosts: Cal and Adam

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

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October 29, 2022
  • Ring w/ Cab Setting

    October 29, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Ring w/ Cab Setting (*New Class*)
    Saturday, October 29th, 10am-4pm
    $125/Member, Max 4
    Materials included
    You will be making a sterling silver ring with a cabochon stone setting. This will be a challenging class but still doable for a beginner.
    Please contact Adam directly to register: merkury.metals@gmail.com (mailto:merkury.metals@gmail.com)

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October 30, 2022
  • Lapidary Basics

    October 30, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Lapidary Basics
    Sunday, October 30th, 11am-5pm
    $80/member, Max 4
    Materials included

    Want to see what it takes to cut your own stones? For this workshop I will take you through the steps from starting off cutting your shape on the trim saw to final polish. I will also show you a short cut to making round cabochons...
    Please contact Adam directly to register: merkury.metals@gmail.com

    See more details

November 1, 2022
  • Drop-In Session

    November 1, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    The jewellery and lapidary studios are open for any member to use equipment they are familiar with, at a cost of $5 per session. No formal instruction is provided.

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

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