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May 23, 2024
  • **Cancelled** Build Your Own Prong Setting

    May 23, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Build Your Own Prong Setting
    Thursday, May 24th, 2pm-5pm 

    $95/ Member, Max 4
    Materials Included
    This type of setting will give you a bit of a rush with creativity :) This is an alternative setting that can be used for not only cabochon stones but also irregularly 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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  • Drop-In Session

    May 23, 2024 @ 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.

    Stewards are Cal and Dale N.

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

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May 24, 2024
  • Stacking Rings

    May 24, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Stacking Rings
    Friday, May 24th, 1pm-4pm 
     
    $95/member, Max 4
    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.

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

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  • Rolling Ring

    May 24, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Rolling Ring
    Friday, May 24th, 5pm-9pm  

    $125/member, Max 4
    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 :) 

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

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May 25, 2024
  • **Postponed!!**Field Trip to Drumheller to June 1st!!

    May 25, 2024
    Drumheller AB

    Saturday, 25 May to Drumheller.
    This trip will be led by Jeff Williamson and coordinated by Dave Gill
    To register for this trip, contact Dave Gill at: dr.dave.gill@gmail.com

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  • Commercial Prong Setting

    May 25, 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Commercial Prong Setting
    Saturday May 25th, 1pm-4pm

    $80/Member, Max 4
    Materials Kit $40

    Go to the next level of adding faceted gems to your work with a prong setting. You will learn how to cut a seat for the faceted stone in a prong setting you will be soldering to your practice plate. This kind of setting can be used in many different ways to add an extra element to your pieces. You will be challenged but excited at the possibilities!

    Material kits will include:
    - 5pcs of 3mm clear cubic zirconias
    - 5pcs of sterling silver prong settings
    - practice plate to solder settings to
    - 2.7mm hart bur
    - 3" medium solder wire

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

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  • Commercial Prong Setting on a Ring

    May 25, 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Commercial Prong Setting on a Ring
    Saturday May 25th, 5pm-8pm

    $95/Member, Max 4
    Materials Included

    Adding on to your skills learned earlier in the afternoon, go to the next level of adding a faceted gem to your ring with a prong setting. You will learn how to cut a seat for the faceted stone in a prong setting that you will be soldering to a ring. This kind of setting can be used in many different ways to add an extra element to your pieces. You will be challenged but excited at the possibilities!

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

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May 26, 2024
  • Lapidary Basics

    May 26, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Lapidary Basics
    Sunday,  May 26th, 12pm-6pm

    $80/member, Max 4
    Materials included

    Have you wanted to give cutting your own cabochons a try? For this workshop I will take you through the steps of trimming down a slab on the trim saw to grinding your rough shape, 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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May 27, 2024
  • How to use the Rolling Mill

    May 27, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    How to Use the Rolling Mill
    Monday, May 27th, 2pm-5pm

    $65/member, Max 4
    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 Adam directly to register: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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  • Textured Earrings and Pendant (*New Class*)

    May 27, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Textured Earrings and Pendant (*New Class*)
    Monday, May 27th, 6pm-9pm

    $95/member, Max 4
    Materials included

    Using the rolling mill to create unique textures on your sheet metal, you will then be using this to create your own one of a kind earring and pendant set. This will be a fun workshop of discovery and inspiration.

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

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May 28, 2024
  • Sawing and Piercing

    May 28, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Sawing and Piercing
    Tuesday, May 28, 2pm-5pm

    $85/member, Max 4
    Materials included

    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.

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

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  • Drop-In Session

    May 28, 2024 @ 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.

    Stewards are Glenn and Jeanette

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

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May 29, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    May 29, 2024 @ 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.


    Stewards are Norma Jean and Ehren

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

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  • Open Framework Pendant

    May 29, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Open Framework Pendant
    Wednesday, May 29th, 6pm-9pm

    $80/member, Max 4
    Materials kit $30

    This will be a fun class of designing your own pendant to build while practicing your soldering skills.
    Material kits will include:
    - 2 feet of 18GA round sterling silver wire 
    - 1 foot of 16GA round sterling silver wire
    - choice of jump rings to use for your bail
    - 3" of medium solder
    - choice of also incorporating some copper or bronze wire

    All tools required will be provided. Please contact Adam directly to register: merkury.metals@gmail.com

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May 30, 2024
  • Scrap to Ingot

    May 30, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Scrap to Ingot
    Thursday, May 30th, 2pm-5pm

    $45/Member, Max 2
    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. We will be using the club's newly acquired oxygen concentrator to melt our metal! It will do the trick quite nicely. A very valuable skill to economise your maker toolbox.

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

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  • Drop-In Session

    May 30, 2024 @ 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.

    Stewards are Rebecca and Adam

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

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May 31, 2024
  • Single Love Knot Ring (*New Class!*)

    May 31, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Single Love Knot Ring (*New Class*)
    Friday, May 31st, 2pm-5pm

    $95/Member, Max 4
    Materials included

    You will be making a sterling silver single love knot ring to take home. This is the kind of ring that looks like the metal has been tied in a knot on the front of your finger. A great looking illusion of a ring that you will enjoy making as much as wearing. The perfect ring to keep for yourself or make for someone else.

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

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  • Square Knot Ring

    May 31, 2024 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club, 3650 19 St NE #13, Calgary, AB T2E 6V2, Canada

    Square Knot Ring
    Friday, May 31st, 6pm-9pm

    $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. 

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

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June 1, 2024
  • **Postponed!!**Field Trip to Drumheller to June 1st!!

    June 1, 2024
    Drumheller AB

    Saturday, June 1st to Drumheller.
    This trip will be led by Jeff Williamson and coordinated by Dave Gill
    To register for this trip, contact Dave Gill at: dr.dave.gill@gmail.com

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June 4, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 4, 2024 @ 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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June 5, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 5, 2024 @ 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.

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

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  • CRLC Board meeting

    June 5, 2024 @ 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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June 6, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 6, 2024 @ 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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June 11, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 11, 2024 @ 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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June 12, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 12, 2024 @ 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.

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

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June 13, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 13, 2024 @ 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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June 15, 2024
  • CRLC BBQ & Tailgate

    June 15, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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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June 18, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 18, 2024 @ 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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June 19, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 19, 2024 @ 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.

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

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June 20, 2024
  • Drop-In Session

    June 20, 2024 @ 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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