It sounds like they are cooking up a wonderful event this year. Please do your best to support them.
Friday July 26, 2013
Morning and afternoon GemCad Classes - sign up details coming soon
Faceters' Meet and Greet - 6:00 to 8:00
The Pretty Stone Contest - Bring Stones to Meet and Greet
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Faceting Demonstrations - 10:00 to 5:00
Door Prizes throughout the day
Lisa Elser: Heat treatment of gems - time TBA.
"Heat treatment of gems dates back to ancient times, but many there is little practical information for faceters on the hows and whys.
This talk will look at the whys to give a high level technical understanding of heat treatment but also at techniques and processes for heating your own tourmaline, tanzanite, zircon and aquamarine.
Dr Howard Bromley: Cutting competition gemstones
- time TBA.
More info to come...
ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED