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 (2014) Class Schedule for the TLS Education Center is now available.

The primary Spring Class Registration Deadline is Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Some workshops have later registration deadlines.

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


General Meetings The public is welcome. JAN 8, FEB 12, MAR 12, APR 9, MAY 14.

(For program, time and location, click HERE)


GEMARAMA 2014 - November 1 & 2

(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 April 26-27, 2014 is full and has a wait list, so we have added a second workshop to the schedule on June 28-29, 2014. Registration is through Main Line School Night. Click HERE for the MLSN website, and then enter the course number HC61344 in the 'Find a Course' search box. This takes you to a listing of all courses. Enter HC61344 once again in the 'Find a Course' search box to get to the description of our June workshop.




We will be exhibiting at Spring Beadfest - April 11-13, 2014. Hall A, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA. Friday and Saturday 10AM-6PM, Sunday 11AM-5PM. Come visit our booth. For more information, click on BEADFEST SPRING.