Tag: Lapidary Club

Lapidary work

Dennis Hayward inspects the silver ring he just cast and polished in the Lapidary Shop. Dennis is past president of the club which includes 75 members doing fused glass, stained glass, silver wrap, silversmithing, rock cutting and polishing and jewelry making. The club meets the first Friday, November until April, with classes on the various…

Lapidary Club begins a new year

  The members of the SunBird Lapidary Club celebrated a successful 2017-18 year of new and creative opportunities and experiences with an End of Season Party on the patio in March. The year saw record membership and participation in the many free rock, glass and jewelry classes offered. This included the revitalization of the exciting…

Free classes begin in January

Learning to make Ming trees is just one of the many art forms available to students through the SunBird Lapidary Club. These examples, by teacher Muriel Davis, are on display along with other club member projects in the case by the Lapidary Shop on the upper level of the Clubhouse.

The SunBird Lapidary Club invites all residents interested in developing skills in jewelry making, rock cutting/polishing, silversmithing, rock art; stained glass; fused glass; Ming trees or beading to sign up for classes that will begin in January. Interested residents should attend the Lapidary Club meeting to be held Friday, January 8 in the east end…

Lapidary Club offers classes in glass jewelry and rock arts

Lapidary Club display case on the second floor of the Clubhouse shows various arts produced in the shop.

The Lapidary Club, with its HOA managed shop on the second floor of the Clubhouse, is available to all SunBird residents interested in pursuing rock cutting/polishing, silversmithing, rock art; wire wrap jewelry; stained glass; fused glass; Ming trees or beading. A new ring saw for glass has been installed and over the summer the HOA…

Hard Rock Award

Bernie Logan shows off his battle wounds while receiving the Hard Rock Award.

During the spring shop cleanup day, the Lapidary Club gave special recognition to long-time SunBird resident and club member, Bernie Logan, by bestowing on him the Hard Rock Award. The somewhat tongue in cheek award was bestowed on the 89 year old “In recognition of his outstanding (or stupid) effort in ascending successfully to the…