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



GEMARAMA 2015 - November 7 & 8, 2015

New Location

***Hall C at the Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center at OAKS, PA***

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


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

The primary Fall Class Registration Deadline is Friday, September 4, 2015. Some workshops have later registration deadlines.

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


General Meetings The public is welcome. 10/14/2015, 11/11/2015, 12/9/15.

September 2015: Presentation by Karenne Snow, titled “Mineral collecting: Type Localities”

October 2015: Silent Auction

November 2015 TBA

December 2015: Holiday Party

(For program descriptions, time and location, 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 next weekend cabochon workshop will be October 24-25, 2015. Registration is only through Main Line School Night. Click HERE for the MLSN website. On that site click on SEARCH, and then enter the course number HC61005 in the 'Find a Course' search box to get to the description of our workshop. Directions and other workshop information will be sent by TLS to registered students a week or two before the workshop. We look forward to seeing you in October.