1-Day Creative Cabochon Carving Techniques (Lapidary)

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.

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.


This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to try stone carving, no previous experience is required.

An excellent introduction to lapidary skills, where you will obtain carving methods and be introduced to the essential equipment required for continuing stone carving after the course.


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Course Fee and Course Date

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About the course Fee

A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor. because, it’s their experience and expertise that you are paying for.


In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee. 

Vat is not pplicable

What is the course fee?

Select your tutor / course location option from the table below to see what your course fee is.


Course fee's quoted are subject to tutor availability.


Why are course fee's different?

Because the course fee is mainly determined by each individual tutor's day rate. 

What is the course date?

The course date is for you to decide, subject to tutor availability.


Simply inquire about a couple of preferred course date options and I will check the tutor availability for you.

About Course Materials

For this course all materials/ stone is included.

Course Location
Tutors & Course Fee
Tutor Experience

West Sussex

Sanni F

One-to-one tuition | £395 Vat n/a

Materials included.

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Payment terms

Payment is required in advance by BACS or IBAN Bank Transfer. Some courses may be eligible to pay in instalments, please ask if this is of interest to you.


Booking Terms

  • Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £75 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 your course fee will be refunded in full.


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