Tuscarora Indian intarsia

Tuscarora Lapidary Society, Inc.
24 Upland Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015

The Tuscarora Lapidary Society is a non-profit educational corporation, and Pennsylvania Purely Public Charity, organized to encourage and teach the science and art of lapidary (the cutting and polishing of gemstones), as well as the arts and sciences associated with lapidary interests.

Come explore gem cutting, jewelry making, and related arts and sciences with us.

We teach the journey from rocks to gems to jewelry.


agate bowl intarsia demonstration wax model for silver ring metal forming demonstration faceted gem wire wrapping demonstration


channel jewelry
beading demonstration
ocean jasper cabochon
wire wrap pendant
silversmithing demonstration



The Spring (2015) Class Schedule for the TLS Education Center is now available.

The primary Spring Class Registration Deadline is Friday, March 27, 2015. Some workshops have later registration deadlines.

(For class and workshop schedule, directions, and registration forms, click HERE)


General Meetings The public is welcome. 4/8/2015, 5/13/2015.

April 2015 Member James Wood will give a presentation on fused glass.

May 2015 Member Pat Huddleston will talk about gem forming minerals.

June 2015 The meeting will be the annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony

(For program descriptions, time and location, click HERE)


GEMARAMA 2015 - November 7 & 8

(For detailed information on our annual show, click HERE)


Weekend Lapidary Workshops - Cabochons. TLS is partnering with Main Line School Night to offer our basic cabochon cutting and polishing course at the TLS Education Center in a weekend workshop format. The weekend cabochon workshop on May 16-17 filled up rapidly, so we have added another weekend cabochon workshop for June 13-14, 2015. Registration is through Main Line School Night. Click HERE for the MLSN website. Enter the course number HC61005 in the search box. We look forward to seeing you.