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Creative Cabochon Carving Techniques (Lapidary Course)

1 -Day Course | Private 1:1 Tuition

All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.


Course Description

If your jewellery designs highlight the beauty of cabochons, this course provides you with techniques for uplifting designs further by learning how to creatively carve your own bespoke cabochons.


This course offers the perfect opportunity for you to obtain tuition from a highly experienced Lapidarist and Jeweller who specialises in Stone/Mineral carving.

An intensive day of tuition where you will work on a simple achievable carving designs that the tutor will help you develop for this course duration. Depending on your progress you may carve two or three cabochons in the day.

Course content includes;

  • Materials selection

  • Marking out designs

  • Sawing/Cutting

  • Lapping/Grinding & Shaping

  • Lubrication

  • Sanding & Polishing 

  • Drilling

  • Critical Health & Safety Tuition: Equipment and personal protection.

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It is inevitable that some dust particles will be in the air during this course, therefore anyone with a medical condition who could be affected by this is advised to consult their doctor before attending.

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All tutors work as professional jewellers, Goldsmiths, Designers or are Jewellery Industry specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets with you.

Course Type & Location (When available)

Tutors & Course Fee

Tutor Experience

1-Day Private Tuition

West Sussex, UK

Sanni F
Professional Jeweller & Lapidary / Stone Carving Specialist

Course Fee: £340
6 Hours Tuition
Materials Included
Vat not applicable

How to Book

Make a Course Enquiry

  • Advise your details on the form provided.
  • At this stage this is just an enquiry with no obligation to book. We understand you may need more information.

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Additional Course Information

What is the course date?

All private tuition courses are arranged upon request on a date to suit you, subject to tutor availability.

We will provides some course dates for you to choose from or you can ask about a course date of day of the week preference.

About the Course Fee

Courses are priced individually because the course fee is based upon the fee a tutor charges to take a day out their trade works to teach. 

About Materials

All stone and making materials are included in the course fee

Booking/Payment Information

Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by BACS Bank Transfer invoicing (IBAN for International students.


Some courses are available to pay in instalments, whereby a non-refundable deposit is required to book your course date. Please ask for details if this is of interest to you.


Booking Terms

  • Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £95  will be deducted from your refund if you cancel your course up to and including 14 days prior to the start of the course once your payment has been received.


  • Cancellations received within 14 days of the course date are not eligible for a refund, however you may re-arrange your course for one other date if you wish. 


  • Should we need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances we will refund your course fee in full. Please note travel or accommodation is not eligible for a refund.

* Amount is variable depending on the duration and type of the course.  When you enquire, out quote reply will provide the actual cancellation amount applicable. *£95 applies only to a standard one day course.


If you haven't found the information you are looking for or you want to ask a question about a course please make an email enquiry.
Or you may text  a question to Dawn on 07703 287640
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