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The Delaware Mineralogical Society is hosting three hands-on workshops at DMNH. Join us for one or more, and learn how to create wire-wrapped jewelry on September 9, hand knot beads on October 14, or carve soapstone on November 11. Classes are for adults only, and pre-registration is required.

Soapstone Carving
Sunday, November 11, 1- 4 p.m.
Learn how to carve soapstone with modern tools and the tools American Indians would have used. A number of items can be made with the soap-stone cobbles from local streams near Indian quarries, ranging from amulets to masks to soapstone lamps. Students choose what they want to make.

Guest Instructor: Dan Coates.
Class Limit: 12 Adults.
Registration deadline: November 4, 2018.

$45 for DMNH and DMS Members, $54 for non-members.

 

 

Indian soapstone artifacts studied by the instructor, who is the President of the Archaeology Society of the Northern Chesapeake