Rock Talk Lapidary S2:11 Lapidary Dave and Sprite Tuscon Perils

Rock Talk Lapidary S2:E11 Special Guest Lapidary Dave and Sprite Replay!

Welcome to episode #11 of Rock Talk Lapidary Season two!

We come to you with creative ideas of things you can do and make with your rocks whether you are already a lapidary or just curious about the hobby we invite you into our workspace. 

This week’s show topic is chatting with our guest Lapidary Dave and his friend Sprite! Ever wonder what an hour with Dave is like? Watch this episode! 

We talk all about a wide variety of rock subjects. 

this show is a continuation of our previously named mineral meet up podcast and prior episodes of Lapidary Chat.

This show is filmed live so if you can catch us live you will be thrilled to be able to participate in the conversation and have a chance to win our weekly show drawing. 

Show Links:

Guest: Lapidary Dave

HOST: Kersten Safford Artist Lapidary-Teacher; specializing in Dremel use for lapidary and stone carving.

Rockin Raccoon

Dremel Lapidary by Kersten Safford Art (for YouTube subscribers)

Rock and Mineral Identification for Beginners Open Chat Room

Rock and Mineral Identification for Beginners

CO-HOST: David Leaton, Lapidary Artist and Education Administrator

Join his group Rock Tumblers for Autism here…

CO-HOST: Courtney King

Lapidary Artist and Education Administrator


FB Business Page:

CO-HOST: Ryan Brown of Glacier Bros will be joining us as well. He and his brother Andrew are rock dealers and host live sales on Facebook several times a week and here’s his link

Technical Advisor: Andrew Born of Glacier Bros Lapidary

FB group: Rock Talk Lapidary

CO-HOST: Matt Sams, High End Specimen Collector and FB Admin for our Rock groups. Owner of


My first book

Crystal Journal

My Second Book

Rock Collection Catalog

My Third Book

Tumbling Journal

My Fourth Book

Rockhounding Journal

MY Fifth Book

Lapidary Journal

Amazon affiliate links:

These are tools and books I recommend. I am an amazon affiliate so I do make a little money off these items i recommend and use personally.

Hanging dremel

Dremel 9100-21

43 piece stone carving diamond bur set

Felt bits for Dremel polishing

Patti Polk

Rocks Gems and Minerals

Beckett publishing

Rock and Gem Magazine

50 piece diamond bit set

Coated diamonds recommended for beginners

Wet concrete polisher for polishing large stones and carvings

National Audubon Rock Identification Guide

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