Third Friday Speaker Series: Metal Clay Demo with Pat Evans

dragon fly brooch of fine silver with sapphires by Pat Evans

Friday, February 15, 2018 7 – 9pm

Free and open to the public

Have you been curious about metal clay? Do you think it’s just for hobbyists? Or have you never even heard of it? This product, a combination of recycled silver and organic binders, can be worked like clay and, when fired, is (depending on the variety) pure fine silver, sterling silver, copper, bronze or even steel. Pat Evans, Senior Art Clay Instructor, will demonstrate the basics of working with several varieties of metal clay, and explain how it can be a useful addition to your jewelry-making toolkit.

Join us at the Soquel Glenn Mobile Home Park Clubhouse

details of a speaker presentation by Pat Evans on silver metal clay
VenueSoquel Glen Mobil Home Park Clubhouse
Address5470 Soquel Drive
Soquel CA 95073, US
StartsFri Feb 16 2018, 7:00pm PST
EndsFri Feb 16 2018, 9:00pm PST

Richard Cybulski Stone Show – May 14, 2016

This is a previously held event. Visit the Events page of this website for more current events

Dear MBMAG, SMAC members and friends.  Please join us for this free event.  You don’t want to miss this!

What:  Richard Cybulski Stone Show
When:  May 14, 2016, 1:00 – 4:00pm
Where:  Soquel, CA 95073 (directions emailed

Richard Cybulski is from Watertown, CT but he spends much of his time in Brazil.  He will be bringing a large selection of Brazilian gemstones, including beautiful, but reasonably priced, cabochons, faceted stones, an incredible selection of rose cut stones and a large selection of gemstone strands.

Richard Cybulski has been traveling monthly to Brazil for the past 20 years, and has developed strong contacts with cutters of a large variety of Brazilian gemstones. These include fine faceted, cabochons, rose-cuts, slices and designer beads in a wide range of stones, including aquamarine, beryl, morganite, emerald, tourmaline, amethyst, citrine, ametrine, precious topaz, blue topaz, andaluzite, amazonite, orange chalcedony and designer quartzes of assorted natural inclusions.

Richard travels all over the country, working with a large range of designers and manufacturers. He enjoys seeking out unusual pieces, all offered at wholesale prices. Of course, he also provides standard calibrated cuts as well. He owns all of his stones; he does not act as a representative or dealer for third parties. He is 100% responsible for his materials, none of which are dyed or coated.

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