FACETING CLASSES

The Columbia-Willamette Faceter’s Guild offers beginning gemstone faceting. This class introduces the theory and techniques of faceting gemstones. During the course, students will facet one or two gemstones with material and equipment provided by the Columbia-Willamette Faceters’ Guild. Students will gain sufficient knowledge and techniques to continue faceting on their own.

Where: Rice Northwest Museum Faceting Lab
Class Fees: $150.00 per person.
Contact: Linda@ricenorthwestmuseum.org for payment and registration.
Consists of 4 classes (from 10 am until 3:15 pm) for a total of 20 hours of instruction:
4 weeks – all Saturdays or all Sundays
2 weeks – 2 Saturdays/ 2 Sundays
You can cut, polish, and keep your own gemstone. All equipment and materials are provided. 

Schedule: 2021-2022

  • First Session: September 11-12, 18-19, 2021 (2 Sat/2 Sun)
  • Second Session: October 2, 9, 16, 23, 2021 (4 Sat)
  • Third Session: November 6-7, 13-14, 2021 (2 Sat/2 Sun)
  • Fourth Session: November 27, December 4, 11, 18, 2021 (4 Sat)
  • Fifth Session:  January 9,16,23,30, 2022 (4 Sun)
  • Sixth Session: February 12-13, 19-20, 2022 (2 Sat/2 Sun – Guild Members only class)
  • Seventh Session: March 5-6, March 12-13, 2022 (2 Sat/ 2 Sun)
  • Eighth Session: March 26-27, Apr 2-3, 2022 (2 Sat/2 Sun)
  • Ninth Session: April 23, 24, 30, May 1, 2022 (2 Sat/2 Sun)
  • Tenth Session: May 14-15, 21-22, 2022 (2 Sat/ 2 Sun)
For questions and to register please email linda@ricenorthwestmuseum.org
Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals
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