Learn how to make a cabochon (a polished, domed oval stone with a flat back). Starting from a slice of stone, we will cut, shape and polish to a finished cabochon (actually a couple at least). We will discuss the difference between a free form and calibrated cabochon. Also information on the MOHS hardness scale will be provided. All materials will be provided for the class, plus lunch!

approx. 5 hours with breaks and food.


We will supply all materials including:

Dop pot

dop stick







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All work stations are divided by plexi-glass. Masks must be worn at all times, no exception. In the event of a cancellation due to changes with Covid - Please refer to our website at www.GreatLakesGeneralStore.com for updates and class changes.


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Beginner Lapidary Class Cabochons - Sunday Nov. 8th, 2020 11a- 4