Tag: SLRGS

Ladies love lapidary

Doug Williams You’re kidding, right? Well, many folks believe that only guys cut rocks – but that is NOT the case! Indeed, the ladies of the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver Club really do love lapidary! Also, did you know that the Rock Club has three fully-equipped craft shops? As reported by Club Treasurer…

How do you become a SLRGS Club “Lifer?”

President Dianna Ahart (far right) introduces the new life members of the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver Club. From the left are Sheilah Buscaglia, Nancy Hibbard, Larry Portschi and Ron List.

The Board of the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver (SLRGS) Club honored four members of the club with life membership. Life membership is awarded to long-standing members who have consistently gone above and beyond in supporting club members and activities: teaching classes, monitoring activities in the shops and dropping what they are doing to…

When the season is over

The first attempt at making jewelry using precious metal clay; created by Edie Leo

Geri Hall Is this your first summer in Sun Lakes? You will notice a lot of talk about where to go to beat the heat, yet there is a core of people who live in Sun Lakes year-round and even enjoy the change of pace that summer brings. As spring heads towards summer, you might…

The art of making Fetish Bears

The Sun Lakes Rock Gem and Silver Club offers a class in Fetish Bears taught by Mike Stegina.

Joe Schwab When I first arrived at Sun Lakes and looked up the range of activities, I was struck by the quality of the rock and gem art that was displayed around the area. I joined the Sun Lakes Rock Gem and Silver Club and began the learning process. One of the more appealing classes…

Creating stained glass windows

Carol Stagger

Joe Schwab How often have you seen those beautiful stained glass windows, lampshades and vases and longed for the ability to create your own? Well right here in Sun Lakes we have the facilities and classes to do just that through the Sun Lakes Rock, Gem and Silver Club. Nancy Hibbard has been instructing stained…