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Placerville, California


Faceting
Faceting
 

Bead making
Bead Making


Soapstone Carving
Soapstone Carving
 


Wire Wrapping

Demonstrations  LOCATED IN EXHIBIT HALL

See skilled artisans throughout the show demonstrating lapidary and jewelry-making techniques:
   
  • Beading
  • Carollyn Lutton
  • Chain Making
  • Margaret Kolaczyk
  • Flint Knapping
  • Milton Houston
  • Gem Faceting
  • Dian Gardner
  • Lampwork Bead Making
  • Victoria Mott
  • Lapidary
  • John Dolman
  • Silversmith Work
  • Al Bolshazy
  • Stone Carving
  • Edwina
  • Wire Art
  • Jennifer Rhodes
       
    Enjoy watching these demonstrations and getting involved in other events too:

    Gem Panning for children (a free hands-on activity)
    Pendant Making - Children can learn how to make a Soapstone Pendant (a free hands-on activity). Children will keep the pendant after making it!
    Geode Cutting - Buy a Geode and watch while we saw it open for you for free.  Geodes are the rocks with a "surprise within."
    The Treasure Hunt gives children a chance to look for certain specimens in the display cases and win a prize.
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