Many Facets of Stones

Do you find yourself a little confounded at the gem shows, wondering how to determine quality and value? Do you just love stones and want to understand more about them?! Unravel some of the mystery by bringing your questions to a professional. This workshop will examine many of the issues and qualities you should understand when you begin to buy gem stones for your jewelry, as well how to communicate to your clients when you sell them. Jim will bring a variety of gemstones for discussion. Basic materials included  

Students Must Bring:
  • -Notebook & pen
Students May Bring:
  • -A loupe
    -Any gemstones they have and are interested in learning more about