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Cabochon Gem Cutting

Dates: September 24, 2022

Meets: Sa from 12 N to 6:00 PM

Student Fee: $225.00

In this beginner level workshop, students will learn the basics and fundamentals of cutting cabochons. Cabochons are an essential and widely used stone type for jewelry typically seen in bezel settings, you can turn any material from turquoise to agate into a cabochon and the variety of shapes and sizes are endless. During this one-day workshop students will learn how to plan out, cut, shape and polish cabochon stones! Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you like. By the end of this class you will have some new shinies to add to your ever growing stone collection and a new skill as well!




Cancellation Policies



Please read through these policies carefully on our website's policy page.  Written notice of cancellations via email (to wccregistration@worcester.edu) is required within specified cancellation windows detailed on our website.



COVID Policies



All registrants are asked to review the Craft Center's COVID-19 Response page for guidance on the safety policies we are asking all students to abide by in our combined efforts to maintain a healthy work environment.  Mask wearing continues to be required of all visitors and students in all studios to keep everyone safe regardless of vaccination status.  Please review this information on here.



Craft Center COVID Policy Acknowledgement



Every registrant will be expected to complete an electronic form included in their registration receipt acknowledging that they understand and agree to comply with the policies outlined.  This form must be submitted no less than 48 hours prior to the start of the first class.  If you have submitted this form for a prior registration, you do not need to submit another one.



To access the form, click here or please refer to your emailed registration receipt.




Inclement Weather Policy



For information on the Craft Center's inclement weather cancellation policies, please visit our website's policy page. Students are encouraged to also check our homepage and our Facebook page for status updates and closure announcements.



Questions? Call us at 508.753.8183 X301



 




 




 

Notes:

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.
Fee: $225.00
Hours:3.00
CEUs:3.00

Fee Breakdown

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)Student Fee$ 150.00
Mandatory FeeMaterials Fee$ 40.00
Mandatory FeeStudio Fee$ 35.00

Julian De La Garza

Artist Bio

Julian De La Garza was born in New York, and raised in Rhode Island. He received his BA in Jewelry/Metals from Rhode Island College and then went on to work in the industry. During this period he was a diamond setter for Tiffany & Co. and then a model maker for C & J Jewelry working on high-end jewelry brands such as David Yurman, Haverhill Leech, and Tiffany & Co. All while also continuing his personal studio practice and jewelry business.

Realizing he had always wanted to teach at the college level, he left the stagnancy of the industry and decided to go back to school to obtain his MFA at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in Artisanry with a focus on Jewelry/Metals. During his stay at the university he has received high awards for his jewelry design skills through juried competitions and has also had opportunities to teach as well as assist advanced classes.

Check our Julian's website here and his Instagram page here!

 

 

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