This two-session class will introduce you to the art of stone cutting.
About this Class
Learn how to cut and polish cabochons from rough, using various cutting and polishing equipment in the process.
Students are welcome to bring any stones of their own that they have questions about or want to try cutting. All base materials will be provided.
Completion of this introductory class gains you access to open studio time to use the lapidary equipment. This class also is the prerequisite for all intermediate lapidary classes.
Ages 14 and up are welcome.
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BARN is committed to accessibility. Tuition assistance is available. Fill out the application before registering.
For those who might need physical assistance, learn more about our Companion Program.
Karin Luvaas is a Bainbridge Island artist and jeweler with an art degree in encaustics, painting, and metal sculpture. She 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. Karin also is a GIA Graduate Gemologist and holds a Jewelers of America Bench Jeweler Technician certificate. Her current work can be viewed at karinluvaas.com.