Lapidary & Faceting Programs

 

DVD2.  THE ART OF GEM CUTTING - 124 min.  Separate segments discuss and illustrate every aspect of faceting from choosing rought to the final polish.

DVD16, TUMBLING ROCKS – 76 mins How to achieve beautiful polish.  Step by step instruction On building tumbler

DVD35.  INTRODUCTION TO INTARSIA - 26 min.  With basic lapidary skills, precision and patience, you can create striking cabs using precisely cust stones of differnt colors assembled in a geometric pattern.

DVD36.  INTRICATE INTARSIA - 39 min.  Beginning where "Introduction to Intarsia" leaves off, this video gives detailed instructions for a more complicated cabochon size mosaic.

VHS1.  SOAPSTONE CARVING - 30 min.  See a "floating loon" carved step-by-step from soapstone.  Best for audience with some knowledge of lapidary techniques.

VHS11.  MAKING CABOCHONS - 29 min.  Use this video as a springboard for disucssion of how cabochons are made -not every step from a slab to polished stone is included.

VHS17.  OPAL CUTTING MADE EASY - 35 min.  Advice is given about choosing good opal rough, detecting flaws, dopping, cuting and polishing it.  Best for audiences with some knowledge of lapidary techniques.  A springboard for discussion.

VHS37.  INTRODUCTION TO INTARSIA - 26 min.  With basic lapidary skills, precision and patience, you can create striking cabs using precisely cust stones of differnt colors assembled in a geometric pattern.

VHS40.  INTRICATE INTARSIA - 39 min.  Beginning where "Introduction to Intarsia" leaves off, this video gives detailed instructions for a more complicated cabochon size mosaic.