Sunday Jun 25, 2017
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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Precisely strike large flakes off of parent rock and then shape those flakes into an intended arrowhead, blade or tool. Registration required.
Consists of two 3-hour sessions held over two consecutive days. Sessions will be held outdoors, so bring a water bottle and dress appropriately.
Session 1 - Basic Stone Knapping: Percussion Points - Learn to precisely strike large flakes off of a core (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 & intricate designs using more skilled methods and 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.
For students 16 years old and up.
$150 class fee + $20 materials fee – INCLUDES A TOOL KIT WHICH IS YOURS TO KEEP.