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Learn how to cut slabs of stone and polish into dome shaped forms to produce gems worthy of setting into brooches, rings, or necklaces! This cabochon (cab) cut produces an evenly curved surface in a range of shapes and sizes. You’ll also learn stone identification, proper use of equipment, and how to produce a finished cab using the proper grinding wheels. You will begin the process with agate or quartz – great for rockhounds!

Stones, equipment, and other supplies for use during class are included in the class fee.  Please do not register for this class if you are unable to attend on the first date.

Instructor: Beverly House

Sundays [5 weeks] June 2 – 30: 1:00 – 4:00pm   

  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Prerequisites: None

Class fees by level:      NC State Students – $105     Public- $170

[Class includes a PUNCH CARD and eligibility for a CLASS PASS] Visit the Policies and Procedures page for more information.