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Gemstone Faceting

Gemstone Faceting



February 26
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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NW Rockhounds
2720 NE 115th, Suite A
Seattle, WA 98125 United States
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Learn to cut a beautiful gemstone with our faceting machines in this 6 part class.

Gemstone Faceting

Instructor: Mike Froebe

Date: 6 Part Class – Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 2/26, 2/28, 3/1, 3/4, 3/6, and 3/8 all from 6pm-9pm (18 hours total)

Ages 18 & up

$375 All supplies provided


Introduction to selecting and faceting gemstones. Students will be provided with a rough stone to cut, and will be lead through the steps needed to create their own faceted gem to keep.

The class will cover the workings of faceting machines, a bit of optics (no math required), and the fine art of polishing gem stones. Students will learn: what to look for in gem rough. How to use a faceting machine, how light reacts inside of a gem to give it it’s sparkle. How to find the resources and expertise to further develop their skills!

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Check your email a few days before your class for further instructions.

Our classroom is located upstairs and are limited to 4 students for this class.

You are purchasing a seat at an event just like a sporting event or concert. These tickets are not transferable to a different class credit or store credit if you are not able to make it. Cancellations made 7 days or more in advance of the event date will receive a refund.