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Gemology 101

Thursday - Oct 12 (6-9pm)

| $99 (+GST) Register

This 3 hour evening class is a thorough introduction to stones that can be set in jewellery – their physical properties such as hardness, availability, treatments, and imitations.  The Instructor will also discuss the energies of different stones and how they can be used to create beautiful pieces that enhance physical appearance and a sense of well-being.  Bring your curiosity, sense of wonder, and a pen for an evening of discovery and delight!

This class is taught by Laurie Emerslund (see Instructor’s Bio)

Nothing to Buy Before Class! 


Car: FREE off street parking for students

Walking:  Short walk from the Sapperton Skytrain station

This wonderful resource book on all things stones is INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF THIS CLASS!!


October 12, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm




Workingsilver Teaching Studio
#102-131 E Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC V3L 3V9 Canada
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I understand that participating in Classes or working on my own jewellery during “Open Studio” time in the Workingsilver Studio will require me to engage in activities that are inherently hazardous and potentially harmful.

I understand that I will be making use of hand tools (such as hammers), power tools (such as rotary tools and drill press), sharp instruments (such as knives and saws), torches (acetylene and/or butane), toxic materials and chemicals (including acids) and extreme heat, which will expose me to the risk of damage to my clothing or my belongings and to the risk of personal injury or disability.  I acknowledge that such risks are always present in the studio and cannot be eliminated.

I am fully aware of the risks, and I assume them voluntarily.

I will be personally responsible for utilizing all tools, implements, materials and chemicals in a safe and proper manner.

I understand that Workingsilver does not provide liability insurance for my protection.

I hereby release Workingsilver, my instructor and all persons associated with Workingsilver from any and all claims or liability for loss or damage, death, personal injury or property damage of any kind whosoever caused, including any claim or liability arising from the negligence of Workingsilver, my instructor or any person on the studio/store premises, arising out of, or in the course of, my participation in the studio or any activity in connection therewith or howsoever resulting from my being on the studio/store premises.

I hereby waive any and all claims I may have in the future against Workingsilver, my instructor or any person associated with Workingsilver.

For good and valuable consideration, I am delivering this release and waiver to Workingsilver with the knowledge and intent that it will be binding upon me.