Lapidary Project Class: Cutting & Setting Earring Pairs

  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • Friday, November 19, 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • Friday, November 12, 2021, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PST)
  • Friday, November 19, 2021, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM (PST)
  • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE111221KL
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Registration

  • $254 tuition + $35 materials fee
  • $195 tuition + $35 materials fee





    *This class has prerequisites. Please see the description details before registering.

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*This class has prerequisites. Please see below before registering.

Ready to take your lapidary skills to the next level? Got a favorite piece of lapidary rough you’ve been waiting to make into something spectacular? In this class learn how to create perfectly matched earring pairs and safely drill holes into stone.

Session 1: Cut & polish earring pairs

You will learn multiple ways to cut and polish matching earring pairs as well as tips and tricks for drilling holes in stones.

Session 2: Assemble your earrings

Several soldering and bezel setting examples will be shown and instructor will provide suggestions on your specific design ideas.


Details:

  • Level: Intermediate 
  • Prerequisites: Intro to Lapidary. Also, must have previous soldering experience with Smith Little Torch and basic jewelry making skills. See dates for Intro to Torch here. Please login to your BARN account and click on "My event registrations" to ensure you have completed the required prerequisites before you register for this class.
  • $35 materials fee is included in the tuition. This covers stone and tools, not metal. 
  • Sterling silver is available for purchase. Please bring cash or check. 
  • We will take one 15-30 minute break if you want to bring food/snacks. BARN has a refrigerator to store your lunch, located on the lower level.
  • BARN is practicing safety measures for the health and well-being of all participants, in accordance with state and CDC guidelines. Please read the overall BARN safety policies here.
  • Tuition assistance is available. Click here to complete our simple form. 


Instructor:  

Karin Lee Luvaas is a local Bainbridge Island artist and jeweler. With an art degree in encaustics, painting and metal sculpture, Karin has studied under acclaimed jewelry masters Michael Boyd, Kent Raible, Petra Class, and Sarah Graham and achieved Graduate Jeweler status under Alan Revere of the world renowned Revere Academy of San Francisco, California.  Karin is also a GIA certified Graduate Gemologist and holds a Jewelers of America Bench Jeweler Technician certificate.

Karin’s current work can be viewed on Instagram @karinluvaas.


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