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Faceting Classes 2014 – 2015 Schedule

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The Columbia Willamette Faceters Guild has released its schedule of classes for Beginning Gemstone Faceting at the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals for the 2014-2015 year. If you would like information on these and future classes, please contact them directly, not the museum.

Participants and students are introduced to the theory and techniques of faceting gemstones. During the course, students will facet one or two gemstones with material and equipment provided by the Faceter’s Guild. Students gain sufficient knowledge to continue faceting on their own.

The classes are held in the Rice Northwest Museum’s Faceting Lab. The classes offer 20 hours of instruction across 5 classes from 1PM to 5PM. You have a choice of a 5 week class schedule on Saturdays or a 3 week class schedule of 3 Saturdays and 2 Sundays. All equipment and materials are provided.

Fee: $ 150.00 per person (Payable in advance to Rice NW Museum)

2014-2015 Class Schedule:

  • Session 1: Sep. 20, 27 – Oct. 4, 11, 18, 2014
  • Session 2: Oct. 25, 26 – Nov. 1, 2, 8, 2014
  • Session 3: Dec. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 2014
  • Session 4: Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2014
  • Session 5: Feb. 14, 21, 28 – Mar. 7, 14, 2015
  • Session 6: Mar. 28, 29 – Apr. 11, 12 , 18, 2015
  • Session 7: May 2, 9, 16, 30, – Jun. 6, 2015

How to Register

To register for the 2014-2015 faceting classes, use the form below or call the museum at 503-647-2418.

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