We offer two continuous Faceting classes.  All classes require reservation.  All students taking the class must also be a member in good standing with Palomar Gem and Mineral Club.

Introduction to Faceting

An informative introduction and hands-on experience in the world of gem cutting. Learn how to create a gem out of a piece of rough, during a weekend class. No machine required. Return students welcome with or without their own machine. Each class can accommodate 3 new students without machines and 3 returning students with their own machines.

This class cost $80 for new students and $70 for returning students.  Check our calendar to see when the next Intro to Faceting class is and then contact Bob Johnson for more information or to register.

 Faceting – Continuation Class

This is a class for continuing students who have completed the Introductory Class and is held once per month, from 9 to 5 on the Saturday following the general meeting, (which is always on the third Wed.)

This class cost $35.  Check our calendar to see when the next Continuation Class for Faceting is and then contact Bob Johnson for more information or to register.

Faceting Immersion

An informative 5 day workshop/summer camp exploring the world of gem cutting. Learn how to create a gem out of a piece of rough. No machine required. Return students welcome with or without their own machine. Each class can accommodate 3 new students without machines and 3 returning students with their own machines.

Instructor: Bob Johnson
Location: Club Shop
Dates & times:
1st Session August 5-9, 2019 – 9am -5pm
2nd Session August 12-16, 2019 – 9am -5pm

Cost per 5 day session: $175. Club membership required.

Contact Bob Johnson for more info or to register – 760-809-0152 or email Bob at N78532@yahoo.com