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July 17, 2019
  • Wednesday Afternoon Drop in

    July 17, 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

    July 17, 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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July 18, 2019
  • 3rd Thursday Drop in $5

    July 18, 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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July 19, 2019
  • Flush Setting

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

    Flush Setting
    Friday, July 19th, 2pm-5pm
    $65/Member, Max 4
    **Materials Kit $25**
    Adding faceted gems to your work can be very rewarding. This method of setting is quite accessible. You will learn how to cut a seat for the stone and set a faceted gem into the surface of your practice plate. This type of setting will allow you to add little shiny pops of colour to the surface of your piece whether it's on a ring, pendant or earrings you will enjoy seeing those little flashes of light and colour.

    Materials kit will include:
    - 5pcs of 3mm clear Cubic Zirconia

    - practice plate to work on

    - 3mm bud bur

    - 2.7mm hart bur

    - 0.8mm drill bit

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

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  • Tab Setting

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

    Tab Setting
    Friday, July 19th, 6pm-9pm
    $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.)

    **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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July 20, 2019
  • Studio Members open weekend

    July 20, 2019 - July 21, 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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July 22, 2019
  • Finishing Techniques (*New Class*)

    July 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Finishing Techniques (*New Class*)
    Monday, July 22nd, 2pm-5pm
    $60/Member, Max 4
    Got a ring you need polished? Want to put a surface finish on but not sure what? Want to use the polishing motor but a little nervous to do so? If you are all about the shiny when it comes to metal, this class will help you make that happen. But keep in mind, there is no shiny achieved without getting a little dirty. An apron or old clothes is strongly encouraged for this!

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

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  • How to Make Your Own Stamp

    July 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    How to Make Your Own Stamp
    Monday, July 22nd, 6pm-9pm
    $80/ Member, Max 4
    In this class, you will be learning how to make your own steel stamp. From annealing to shaping all the way to tempering your stamp for lots of use.

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

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July 23, 2019
  • 4th Tuesday Drop in $5

    July 23, 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

July 24, 2019
  • Wednesday Afternoon Drop in

    July 24, 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

  • Wednesday Drop in $5

    July 24, 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

    See more details

July 25, 2019
  • 4th Thursday Drop in $5

    July 25, 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

July 26, 2019
  • Sawing and Piercing

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

    Sawing and Piercing
    Friday, July 26th, 6pm-9pm
    $65/Member, Max 6

    Getting to know your saw frame and how to use it, is fundamental to jewellery fabrication. Getting comfortable with your saw frame can open up many new design opportunities for your work. This class is great for beginners just starting out and developing their skills as well as those needing to practice or brush up on this important skill.

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July 27, 2019
  • Cabbing Class

    July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Shelley

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  • Spinner Ring

    July 27, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Spinner Ring
    Saturday, July 27th, 4:30pm-8:30pm
    $95/Member, Max 6
    In this class, you will be making a sterling silver band ring with a bronze spinner to take home.

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July 28, 2019
  • Bezel Setting Level 1

    July 28, 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, July 28th, 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. 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

    July 28, 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, July 28th, 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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July 29, 2019
  • Ear Wires, Posts and Head Pins

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

    Ear Wires, Posts and Head Pins
    Monday, July 29th, 2pm-5pm
    $65/Member, Max 6

    **Materials kit $20**

    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

    **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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  • Double Loop Chain *(New Class)*

    July 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Double Loop Chain *(New Class)*
    Monday, July 29th, 6pm-9pm
    $65/member, Max 4

    Materials Kit $30

    This is a great way to practice 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.

    Material kits will include:
    -6 inches of 16GA round sterling silver wire

    -6 feet of 20GA round sterling silver wire

    -One pack of #3/0 sawblades (dozen)

    -1 foot of medium solder wire

    **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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July 30, 2019
  • 5th Tuesday Drop in $5

    July 30, 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

July 31, 2019
  • Textured Cuff

    July 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Textured Cuff
    Wednesday, July 31st, 6pm-9pm
    $50/Member, Max 6
    You will be making a copper cuff with your choice of a variety of textures/ stamps, while learning how to anneal your metal and give it a heat patina.

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August 1, 2019
  • 1st Thursday Drop in $5

    August 1, 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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August 3, 2019
  • Medicine Hat tailgate

    August 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Kiwanis Centre, 826 11 St SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1T7, Canada

    Please share with your members that the Medicine Hat Rock and Lapidary Club will be holding their summer tailgate and BBQ on Saturday, August 3rd at the Kiwanis Centre at 826 11th Street SE Medicine Hat.
    Timings will be the same as in previous years: Sale from 1:00 until 4:00 pm. BBQ for AFRC members only starting at 5:00 pm The club will provide the meat, buns, and condiments and coffee/tea/pop for the BBQ, with the remainder (salads and dessert) being potluck.
    Tables will be available on a first come first served basis. We will also need to know if you will be attending the BBQ to know how much food to buy. If you are interested in booking or table and attend the BBQ, please contact our Past President, Marilyn Brees

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August 6, 2019
  • 1st Tuesday Drop in $5

    August 6, 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

August 7, 2019
  • Wednesday Afternoon Drop in

    August 7, 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

August 8, 2019
  • 2nd Thursday Drop in $5

    August 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

August 13, 2019
  • 2nd Tuesday Drop in $5

    August 13, 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

August 14, 2019
  • Wednesday Afternoon Drop in

    August 14, 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

August 15, 2019
  • 3rd Thursday Drop in $5

    August 15, 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