Cabochon cutting is the art of cutting & polishing rock to create a highly polished stone. Cabochon cutting incorporates cabochons (a domed stone with a flat back) and freeforms (a free shape that does conform to the rules of a cabochon).
Metalsmithing & Jewellery making
Basic to advanced metalsmithing & jewellery making techniques are taught to allow members to create their own finished pieces. The main metal used at the club is silver, however many members also work in gold, copper and brass.
Faceting is the art of cutting & polishing many facets into a pieces of high quality rough. Designs are predetermined and created to ensure the best reflection of light through the stone to give the finished work high brilliance better known as "sparkle".