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      Handling Sessions: Gem-Carving Techniques in Pacific Palisades

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      May 5, 2012

      Saturday   3:30 PM (on various days)

      17985 Pacific Coast Highway
      Pacific Palisades, California 90272

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      Handling Sessions: Gem-Carving Techniques

      Explore the ancient art of gem engraving in this drop-in handling session. Touch and look closely at replicas of gems on display in the Museum's collection as well as the range of materials and tools in an ancient engraver's tool kit. These include drill bits with tips the size of a grain of sand and carving materials like diamond dust and olive oil.

      Times: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

      Location: Reading Room, Getty Villa

      Categories: Education | Kids & Family | Art Galleries & Exhibits | Museums & Attractions | Neighborhood

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