Tag: Sun Lakes Rock Gem and Silver Club

Rock Club ‘Rock’ Stars

Yes, we were pleasantly surprised with the tremendous turnout and all of the new members and renewals who signed up at the Oakwood ballroom for Sun Lakes Rock, Gem & Silver Club’s 2021-22 season. Who are these ‘Rock’ Stars? Vice President Nancy Hibbard is also chair of all the Glass programs, President Anita Metzbower is…

Arts & Crafts Center Fall Sale November 27

Our local artists invite you to their Fall Sale featuring beautiful handmade items from the Sun Lakes Pottery Club, the Rock & Gem, Gourd, and Painting Clubs on Saturday, Nov. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 24201 S. Oakwood Blvd. (on the corner of Oakwood Blvd. and EJ Robson Blvd.). Come and find…

SLRGS Highlights: Wire Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Wire wrapped bangle bracelets by Don Hall, stones (left to right): onyx and red jasper found at Sycamore Creek, petrified wood, and yellow onyx

Linda Shanahan Last month, we learned a little about wire woven bracelets and the materials and process used to make them. Another skill used to make wire bracelets is wrapping. Don Hall is a master, a creative genius, when it comes to designing intricate wire wrap patterns. Wire wrapped bangle bracelets materials used: Don prefers…

Artists Who Aspire to Inspire

Vic Hermann

Linda Shanahan Vic Hermann’s the man, our lapidary chair Can make you a handle or make you a bear Can make you a box or a puzzle or knife Discovered this talent in his later life He tells us that “anything made out of wood Can be made out of stone.” He knew that he…

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…