The Bead Society Program for June is titled "Louvre de Roches." It will be Wednesday, June 7th at 7 pm Pacific Time on Zoom. Our speaker is Ken Rogers. Ken will guide us through the amazing images in his Louvre de Roches.
Wednesday June 7th, 7 pm Pacific Time
Zoom Meeting ID: 899 883 2615, Passcode: Beads
All are welcome!
As Ken says,
There are many beautiful pictures and images hidden away inside numerous regular rocks and gemstones. These wonderful treasures are just waiting to be discovered. I have cut open various mundane stones, and discovered their hidden treasures. Some of these beautiful images look like an Ansel Adams photograph, and others look like a painting hanging in the Louvre. These wonderful images include: faces, animals, people, plants/flowers, landscapes (desert, aquatic, and outer space scenes), and much more.
Over time, I have learned that finding these “treasures” has a lot to do with the “the luck of the cut“. I said, “the luck of the cut,“ because there are a number of conditions that must be in place for the rock to give up its “treasures”. These conditions include: when cutting open the rock, the slice must be at the right angle, and along the image's plane, (and do this without X-Ray vision.) AND most of all, there must be a “treasure” buried within the rock! (Most are “duds.)
Ken Rogers has been a “Spook”- (M.I. Agent), Photojournalist, Adventurer, Rock hound, Lapidary Artist, Jewelry designer, Speaker, & much more. He also mentions hang glider pilot, scuba diver, and white water kayaker as well.
Business meeting at 6:30 pm PT at the same Zoom address! Elections will be held at the June meeting. We hope as many members as possible come to the business meeting!
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