JUST AROUND THE CORNER -- TUCSON GEM SHOW
This year's Tucson's new event, the Tucson Faceters Frolic, brings special excitement for faceters - The United States Faceters Guild (USFG) working with the Old Pueblo Lapidary Club (OPLC) brings you
The TUCSON FACETERS' FROLIC - located at at the OPLC facility: 3118 N. Dale Avenue, Tucson AZ 85712, Feb. 5th-7th 2015
3 days of EXPERT Lectures and Demonstrations.
Maybe you've been thinking about FANTASY CUTTING?
ON THURSDAY only, Feb. 5....
DALAN HARGRAVE. The Grandmaster of Fantasy will talk about, and demonstrate Advanced Fantasy cutting. What an opportunity! How lucky we lapidary enthusiasts are to see Dalan - and ask questions.
Free - no reservations needed (there's plenty of room) - just show up
Dalan kicks off the day's presentations at 9 AM and will go on up to a lunch break.
AND, ON THURSDAY only, Feb. 5...... after Dalan's presentation, don't miss...
LARRY MATTOS of Ashton Gems will present the BASICS of Concave and Fantasy Cutting. "The how-to" of it - demystified. Larry shows how you set it up, make the settings - and - you can not only see the Ultra Tec Fantasy Machine in action - you can TRY it. Does it seem very complicated? It's not.
ULTRA TEC will have equipment to see - touch - ask questions.
ULTRA TEC will be represented at the Faceters Frolic - and ALSO at the "main show" - the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show at the Convention Center, FEBRUARY 12-15.
During the 3 days of the Faceters Frolic, other presentations are:
Faceting Tips and Techniques - Arya Akhavan
Business Aspects of Faceting - Kate Pleatman
Gem Cad Classes - Robert Strickland
Gem Photography - Jeff Hapeman
Buying Rough in Africa - Lisa Elser
Gemstone and Jewelry Design - Diane Eames
Gemstone Identification - Dr. Bill Haneman
Gem Mining in California - Jeff Hapeman
Competition Gem Cutting Techniques - Victor Tuzkukov AND...
Faceting Classes - Ernie Hawes and Billy Bob Riley AND...Faceting Rough for sale Some of these presentations are limited in number of attendees - check out the Frolic's website: