2017 Demonstrations - Details Coming Soon!

2016 Show Free Demonstrations:

Main Hall Demo Area

How to Make Rope Chain


Saturday, October 1

Time: 11:30

Reza Piroznia, Jewellery Jamboree Gems

Whether you are a beginner or an expert jewellery maker, Reza will inspire your creativity as he demonstrates how to make beautiful rope chain jewellery.

Gemstones & Healing Properties

Saturday, October 1

Time: 12:30

Zulekha Noormohamed, Blue Sapphire Beads

Who doesn't like a beautiful gemstone raw or polished? Gemstones and minerals have been a fascination to people for centuries. The world is instinctively drawn by their beauty. For generations stones and gems have been used to help and enhance an individual's emotional, physical & psychological well-being. Come find out what all of this means. Learn some basic information relating to stones and their healing properties.

Wire & Bead Bracelet

Saturday, October 1

Time: 1:15

West Toronto Beading Guild

Learn about the tools and materials needed to make a lovely wire & bead bracelet.


Saturday, October 1, Time: 2:15

Sunday, October 2, Time: 2:15

Brantford Lapidary & Mineral Society

Learn the steps involved in taking a rough piece of rock & using equipment to turn it into a beautiful cabochon.

Concave Faceting Techniques

Sunday, October 2

Time: 11:30

Soosai Prosper, Prosper Designs

This demonstration includes grinding, pre-polishing & polishing of concave facets.

Fossilized Coral 
Coming out of Lake Erie? Are you sure?

Sunday, October 2

Time: 12:15

Christine Aiken, Stones of Time - People of the Great Lakes

Learn how Christine gathers her collection of fossilized coral & flint. 

See how she uses them in her creations & hear the story of their history 

& how the art work, Stones of Time - People of the Great Lakes, came to be.

Wire Weaving Bracelet

Sunday, October 2

Time: 1:15

West Toronto Beading Guild

Learn the tools and techniques used to make a beautiful wire weaving bracelet.