Lapidary member and Mixed Media Artist, Dell Madelyn, taught a class in Polymer Clay Techniques. Attendees were Lisa Teman-Rosenburg, Barbara Sharpe, Anita Sharples, Sandy Veydt, Gerry Jahoula and Pat Bencic. They tinted, colored, rolled, mixed and cut the clay to make unique jewelry.
Tag: Quail Creek Lapidary and Jewelry Club
Clubs & Classes, December 2018
Lapidary Club members treated to a memorable class
Cathy Hasson Metal artist, April Bower from Pine, Arizona, returned to the Lapidary Studio with her assistant, Renee, to teach two classes: A Reticulated Rad Ring and an XOXO bracelet. Ten members attended each class and learned new techniques, using the torches, hammers and mandrels to create unique and individualized patterns on their silver pieces.
Clubs & Classes, May 2018
Quail Creek Lapidary Club gets creative with clay
Cathy Hasson Metal clay is a crafting medium consisting of very small particles of metal such as silver, gold, bronze or copper mixed with an organic binder and water for use in making jewelry, beads and small sculptures. Originating in Japan in 1990, metal clay can be shaped just like any soft clay, by…
Clubs & Classes, April 2018
From Slab to Cab – releasing the hidden beauty in a stone
Cathy Hasson JoAnn Schultz, Lapidary Club Member, shared her Cabochon-making expertise with these Lapidary Club Members: Cheryl Osburn, Carl and Gerrie Jauhola, Debbie Felker, Paul Barber, Wally Milbrath, Marj Berra, Steve Piepmeier, Joe Caldwell, Jim Herring and Cathy Hasson. JoAnn showed us how to use a trim saw and grinders to turn a slab…
Clubs & Classes, March 2018
Lapidary students learn chainmail techniques
Cathy Hasson Kathy Medford taught a Chainmail class to Connie Duval, Joan Athey, Marcia Faulkner, Kate Schwartz, Kathy Guy, Sue Ann Obremski and Cathy Hasson. We all enjoyed learning this new skill under Kathy’s expert direction!
Clubs & Classes, February 2018
Renowned Metal Artist wows Lapidary Club
Cathy Hasson Vice President of Education, Lisa Teman-Rosenburg, brought renowned Pine, Arizona, metal artist April Bower and her assistant, Renee, to the Quail Creek Lapidary and Jewelry Club again. Participating Club members Walt Obremski, Lisa Teman-Rosenburg, Cathy Hasson, Sandy Veydt, Carolyn Milbrath, Mary and Bruce St. Peter, Barbara Sharpe, Anita Sharples, Kaye Miller, Tony…
Clubs & Classes, September 2017
All wired up in August
Cathy Hasson The Lapidary and Jewelry Club offered three classes in wiring: Marilyn Darcangelo’s Wire-Crochet Bracelet Class and Cathy Hasson’s Wire-Wrapped Cabochon Classes. Participants were Connie Duval, Lisa Teman-Rosenburg, Carmen Murphy, Carol Langrehr, Kathy Guy, Barb Shelor, Sandy Veydt, Susan Branch, Nancy Riordon, Carrie Kuderna, Irena Birdsall and Cindy Mayron. Nice wiring, Ladies!
Clubs & Classes, July 2017
Lapidary and Jewelry Club continues to learn new techniques
Cathy Hasson Pete Irish, local silversmith instructor, taught a class in setting faceted stones in sterling silver. Ernie Lopez and Nancy Riordon then shared their knowledge with club members in an advanced class. Barb Shelor and Debbie Huber took instructions from Joni Kisro, Tucson metals artist, and made beautiful sterling silver Spinner Rings. Sue Ann…
Clubs & Classes, April 2017
Lapidary Studio has been buzzing with activity this month
The Lapidary Studio has been buzzing with activity this month! Pete Irish, our favorite local Silversmith instructor, gave a hands-on demonstration of Gem Bezel Settings to Kaye Siblik, Marcia Faulkner, Lisa Teman-Rosenburg and Susan Branch. Marj Berra and Ernie Lopez taught a Basic Metals Class to Judy and Larry Michael, Debbie Huber, Barb Shelor and…
Clubs & Classes, March 2017
Lapidary and Jewelry Club members display their creations
Lapidary and Jewelry Club Members have been busy! Nancy Riordon taught metal properties and how to make cold connections with rivets and metal wire in her Riveting and Metal Work Class. Ladies created fabulous jewelry in Cathy Hasson’s Basic Bead Stringing Classes.