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September 18, 2018
  • Orientation and 3rd Tuesday drop in

    September 18, 2018 @ 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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September 19, 2018
  • Wednesday Drop in $5

    September 19, 2018 @ 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 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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September 20, 2018
  • 3rd Thursday Drop in $5

    September 20, 2018 @ 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 21, 2018
  • How to use the Rolling Mill

    September 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    How to use the Rolling Mill
    with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Friday, Sept 21st
    6:30pm-9pm
    $35/member
    Max 8
    Materials included
    Come check out the rolling mill and some of the cool things you can do with it like roller printing on sheet metal, making your wire square or half round. This will be a fun workshop of discovery and inspiration.

    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.

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September 22, 2018
  • Cabbing with Shelley

    September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Cabbing for beginners. Contact Shelley at sapphire13@shaw.ca for more information.

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September 24, 2018
  • Tab Setting

    September 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Tab Setting
    with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Monday, Sept 24th
    6:30pm-9:30pm
    $65/Member
    Max 6
    Materials Kit $20
    This type of setting will give you a bit of a break from the smaller things in life :) This is an alternative setting that can be used for a cabochon stone. 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!
    Materials kit will include:
    - practice plate to work on
    - 0.8mm drill bit
    - pack of #3/0 saw blades
    - cabochon to set (Feel free to bring one if you happen to have something specific you would like to work with.)
    All tools required will be provided.
    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.

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  • Ammolite specimen finishing and jewelry prepping class

    September 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Ammolite specimen finishing and Ammolite jewelry piece prepping class
    Instructor: Erik Gregson, egregson@telusplanet.net, Cell (403) 850-8025
    Date and time: September 24, 2018 – 7pm – 8:30 pm

    Location: Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada
    Cost: $35.00
    Max number of people 10. Will hold more than one class if the demand exceeds 10 people wanting to take the class.
    Learn to prepare and finish Ammolite, learn more about Ammolite than you want to know. Bring your questions.
    What you need to bring – your own piece of Ammolite – that’s it. I provide everything else for the class.

    What if you don’t have your own piece of Ammolite?
    I will have several raw pieces of Ammolite available for sale from budget friendly, low grade specimens ranging from $5.00 to $20.00. I will also have a few high grade pieces available.

    For those wanting to take the second course (Clear quartz Ammolite capping for making jewelry) you must have your piece stabilized prior to that class. This class is the place to do that as well. If you don’t have a raw piece of Ammolite for jewellery I have several good quality pieces available for sale ranging from $20 - $50.

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September 25, 2018
  • 4th Tuesday Drop in $5

    September 25, 2018 @ 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 26, 2018
  • Wednesday Drop in $5

    September 26, 2018 @ 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 27, 2018
  • Scrap to Ingot (*New Class*)

    September 27, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Scrap to Ingot (*New Class*)
    with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Thurday, Sept 27th
    2:30pm-5:30pm *Different Time!* (I am also the Steward for this evening so feel free to stay for the evening!)
    $45/Member
    Max 4
    Bring in your solder free scrap sterling silver to make your ingot!
    Looking for a way to use up some of those pesky little scraps that aren't big enough to use for anything else? I will show you how to pour an ingot out of your scrap so that you can roll out your silver into a more useful form. A very valuable skill to economise your maker toolbox.

    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.

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  • 4th Thursday Drop in $5

    September 27, 2018 @ 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 28, 2018
  • Hollow Bead (*New Class*)

    September 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Hollow Bead (*New Class*)
    with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Friday, Sept 28th
    6:30pm-9:30pm
    $95/Member
    Max 4
    Materials included
    In this class, you will be making a sterling silver hollow bead while learning how to use a disk cutter and dapping punches. All tools required will be provided.
    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.

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September 29, 2018
  • Bezel Setting Level 1

    September 29, 2018 @ 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
    with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Saturday, Sept 29th
    10am-1pm
    $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 round or oval cabochon stone that you could use as a pendant. Mike O'Toole may be available before the start of class for those that wish to buy their own cabs. 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 20x15mm oval 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
    All the tools you will need will be provided.
    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.

    **Special Note: If you would like to take both of these classes and make a day of it, I will drop the cost to $110 per person. Please mention when registering.**

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  • Bezel Setting level 2

    September 29, 2018 @ 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
    with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Saturday, Sept 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 free-form 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
    All the tools you will need will be provided.
    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.

    **Special Note: If you would like to take both of these classes and make a day of it, I will drop the cost to $110 per person. Please mention when registering.**

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September 30, 2018
  • Get to know your Flexshaft Bits

    September 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Get to know your Flexshaft Bits
    with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Sunday, Sept 30th
    10am-12:30pm
    $45/Member
    Max 6
    Because there are way too many different kinds!
    I will bring in many to describe what they are for and how to use them. Students are encouraged to bring in any bits they are unsure of.

    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.

    **Special Note: If you would like to take both of these classes and make a day of it, I will drop the cost to $90 per person. Please mention when registering.**

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  • Linkage Bracelet

    September 30, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Linkage Bracelet
    with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Sunday, Sept 30th
    1:30pm-4:30pm
    $65/member
    Max 4
    Materials kit $50
    This is a great way to practise your soldering skills while making yourself an attractive bracelet. I will be showing you how to make and cut your own jump rings to build your bracelet from scratch. There will be kits available for purchase ($50) that will include:
    -3 feet of 16GA round sterling silver wire
    -3 feet of 18GA round sterling silver wire
    -One pack of #3/0 sawblades (dozen)
    -1 foot of medium solder wire
    All tools required will be provided.
    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.
    **Special Note: If you would like to take both of these classes and make a day of it, I will drop the cost to $90 per person. Please mention when registering.** with Adam Lagace BFA
    merkury.metals@gmail.com
    Sunday, Sept 30th
    1:30pm-4:30pm
    $65/member
    Max 4
    Materials kit $50
    This is a great way to practise your soldering skills while making yourself an attractive bracelet. I will be showing you how to make and cut your own jump rings to build your bracelet from scratch. There will be kits available for purchase ($50) that will include:
    -3 feet of 16GA round sterling silver wire
    -3 feet of 18GA round sterling silver wire
    -One pack of #3/0 sawblades (dozen)
    -1 foot of medium solder wire

    All tools required will be provided.
    Please contact me directly so I know who all is coming, thank you.

    **Special Note: If you would like to take both of these classes and make a day of it, I will drop the cost to $90 per person. Please mention when registering.**

    See more details

October 1, 2018
  • Saw Familiarization

    October 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Introduction to using saws, by Mike. Please register with mike.otoole@shaw.ca before attending.

    Registered:
    1.  Lori Wichink
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October 2, 2018
  • 1st Tuesday Drop in $5

    October 2, 2018 @ 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 4, 2018
  • 1st Thursday Drop in $5

    October 4, 2018 @ 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

    See more details

October 9, 2018
  • 2nd Tuesday Drop in $5

    October 9, 2018 @ 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 10, 2018
  • CRLC Board meeting

    October 10, 2018 @ 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 11, 2018
  • 2nd Thursday Drop in $5

    October 11, 2018 @ 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 12, 2018
  • CRLC General Meeting

    October 12, 2018 @ 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, 2018
  • Clear Quartz Ammolite Capping

    October 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Clear Quartz Ammolite Capping
    (Ammolite Cabochon for jewelry)

    Instructor: Erik Gregson, egregson@telusplanet.net, Cell (403) 850-8025
    Date and time: October 15, 2018 – 7pm – 8:30 pm

    Location: Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada (map)
    Cost: $45.00
    Max number of people 10. Will hold more than one class if the demand exceeds 10 people wanting to take the class.

    Make a clear quartz capped Ammolite cabochon ready for jewellery setting.
    What you need to bring – your own piece of Ammolite (already stabilized) and quartz cap.

    What if you don’t have your own piece of Ammolite nor quartz cap?
    If you don’t have a raw piece of Ammolite for jewellery I have several good quality (raw) pieces available for sale ranging from $20 - $50. I will also have a number of caps available for sale from $7 - $15.

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October 16, 2018
  • Orientation and 3rd Tuesday drop in

    October 16, 2018 @ 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

    See more details

October 17, 2018
  • Wednesday Drop in $5

    October 17, 2018 @ 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

    See more details