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 2016 Class Schedule for the TLS Education Center is now available. The primary Spring Class Registration Deadline is Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Some workshops have later registration deadlines. For class and workshop schedule, directions, and registration forms, click HERE)

General Meetings. The public is welcome.
March 9, 2016: Silent Auction
April 13, 2016: Opals - DVD and discussion
May 11, 2016
: Presentation on Faceting
June 8, 2016: Annual Awards Dinner
(For program descriptions, time and location, click HERE)

GEMARAMA 2016 - November 5 & 6, 2016
***Hall D at the Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center at OAKS, PA***
(For detailed information on our annual show, click HERE)

Weekend Lapidary Workshops - Cabochons. TLS is partnering again with Main Line School Night to offer our basic cabochon cutting and polishing course at the TLS Education Center in a weekend workshop format. Two such workshops are scheduled for this spring.  The first will be May 14&15 (MLSN course number HC61006) and the second will be June 4&5 (MLSN course number HC61008). Registration is through Main Line School Night. Click HERE for the MLSN website. Then click on Search and enter either HC61006 or HC61008. Detailed workshop information will be sent to registered students a couple weeks before each workshop.  We look forward to seeing you.