Intermediate Stone Cutting: Advanced Cabochons

January 7 - February 11, 2019  Check for other dates
M from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, 6 sessions
25 Sagamore Road Enamels Studio
David Ireland
$305  Fee Breakdown
For safety reasons we ask everyone to comply with the dress code policy in the Metals Department: Closed-toe footwear (no high heels), pants/shorts must go below the knee, long hair must be pulled back from the face and secured. If your class is scheduled to occur in the evenings after 5PM or if you arrive on a weekend before 10AM, please enter the facilities through our rear, handicap-accessible Studio Entrance across from the Parking Lot. The front entrance and offices lock at 5PM. As you enter through the Studio Entrance, please take a right if you are looking for the Ceramics Studio. Please take a left if you are looking for the Metals Studio or the Multimedia Studio.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Description

Take your lapidary skills to the next level! In this 6-week course students will build on the skills acquired in Introduction to Stone Cutting and work with cutting materials that require special treatment. Subjects will include both harder and softer materials, brittle materials, chatoyancy, asterism, iridescence, and opalescence, gem stone stabilization and special polishing techniques. Students will be instructed in the construction of doublets and triplets and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Students are encouraged to bring materials that they need advice and/or assistance in cutting. Intro to Stone Cutting or department permission required.

Introduction to Stone Cutting: Cabochons

Fee Breakdown:
Student Fee: $204.00
Studio Fee: $20.00
Materials Fee: $30.00

Refund Policy

A refund is given upon request in writing at least two business days prior to first class meeting. No refunds or credits are given for student absences.

When course or workshop is cancelled by the WCC, a full refund will be issued. Email

The Worcester Center for Crafts generally follows the Worcester State University inclement weather policy relative to building closing and class cancellations, however there are times that evening classes, and weekend workshops differ from the Worcester State University weather policies. Click here for cancelations The Worcester Center for Crafts schedules make-up classes when possible for sequential classes.

Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301

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