Stone Knapping: The Art of Arrowhead Making

Saturday May 20, 2017

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800 20th Street NW
Suite B
Albuquerque, NM 87104
US

Cost:

$170

Ages:

18+

Contact:

Mama's Minerals

Phone: 505-266-8443
Website: Click to Visit

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Isleta Stone Artist Edwin Lente teaches how to precisely strike large flakes off of parent rock and then shape those flakes into an intended arrowhead, blade or tool. Registration required.

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This workshop consists of two, 3-hour sessions held over a 2-day period. Taught by Isleta Stone Artist Edwin Lente.

Session 1 (Basic Stone Knapping: Percussion Points) - Learn to precisely strike large flakes off of parent rock and then shape those flakes into an intended arrowhead, blade or tool.

Session 2 (Advanced Stone Knapping: Pressure Flaking a Percussion Point) - Continue working your percussion points into desired shapes & designs using more skilled methods & advanced tools.  

Students are required to enroll in both sessions. Required “homework” after the first session includes practicing on your own at home.

Space is limited. Please call Mama’s Minerals at 505-266-8443 to reserve seating. Class is subject to cancellation if enrollment quota is not achieved.