Bill  Roberts

Bill is a native of Atlanta GA, and moved to Spring City, TN in 2004. He has been involved in lapidary since 1972: cabbing for 37 years, faceting for 35 and silversmithing for 34. Bill worked re-cutting stones, teaching silver-smithing, and performing silver repairs for Cohen Jewelry in Doraville, GA off and on for 12 years. In 2003, he taught two large classes in Tanzania: one on cabochons and another on faceting.

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Faceting I - Bill Roberts
You will learn the Meet point faceting method of stone cutting. All students will be supplied with three pieces of facet rough, an instruction book with ten different facet diagrams and a list of critical angles. We will cover choosing rough stone and orienting your stones in order to get the best color and maximum yield. The student should expect to learn and have a lot of fun at the same time. Lab fee covers all facet rough and instruction book Lab fee must be paid in cash only. Bill can be contacted at 404-556-8322.

Lab Fee: $100.00
Estimated Materials Cost: $0+
Consumables Fee: $15.00
Prerequisites: None

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