Intro to Lapidary: Cutting and Carving Stones

  • Saturday, April 06, 2019
  • Sunday, April 07, 2019
  • 2 sessions
  • Saturday, April 06, 2019, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 07, 2019, 10:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • BARN Jewelry Studio, Class Code JE040619KL
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  • $195 + $25 materials fee
  • $150 + $25 Materials fee

To register and pay off-line, please call the registrar at (206) 842-4475 x216 or come into BARN.

Be sure to "Join Waitlist" if this class fills (there is no cost to do so) and we will notify you if a seat opens up or this class gets offered again.
Registration is closed

This two session class (Saturday and Sunday) will introduce you to the art of stone cutting. Learn how to cut and polish cabochons from rough, using various cutting and polishing equipment in the process. All base materials will be provided. Students will have an opportunity to purchase additional varieties of rough stones and are welcome to bring any stones of their own that they have questions about or want to try cutting.


  • No jewelry experience needed for this class. 
  • Ages 14+ Welcome.
  • $25 materials fee will be added to class fee when you register.
  • Please bring a bag lunch. BARN has a refrigerator to store your lunch, located on the lower level.

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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