July 25-26 Cowtown Gem, Mineral & Glass Club Show at Brookhaven College Gymnasium (Bldg. T) 3939 Valley View Ln., Farmers Branch TX. Sat 10-6; Sun 10-5; Free Admission, Free Parking; More than 25 vendors. Meet local artists! Custom locally made jewelry, faceted gems, fused glass jewelry and art, cabochons, rocks, fossils, mineral specimens, spheres, hand knapped flint knives, stained glass, fused glass, and much more. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. http://www.dallasgemandmineral.org/cera-brookhaven-show-july-25-26-2015/ https://www.facebook.com/LMRAGlassCrafters
Two free workshops (plus cost of materials) will be offered both days of the show. Both run about two hours long and require no tools or experience. A class sign-up sheet will be available at the show greeting table.
HAND CUT & POLISH OPAL – This class will teach students how to hand cut and polish precious opal – step by step from selection and orienting through final polishing. Examples of opal from all over the world will be shown. (2pm Saturday & Sunday)
HOW TO MAKE VIKING WEAVE JEWELRY – students will learn the techniques of knitting Viking weave which can be done in many materials (copper, silver, gold) and used to make a wide variety of beautiful jewelry. (10:30am Saturday & Sunday)