• Lithos Arvada

Mineral, Fossil, Meteorite, Book and Hobby Shop

KNOWLEDGEABLE STAFF

Our fossil, meteorite and mineral experts will help you navigate the shop, teach you something new, or even identify something from your collection.

KID-FRIENDLY

We have a section of the shop dedicated to little hands and curious minds.
Ask us about hosting your child's birthday party!

WIDE SELECTION

Browse our vast selection of gems, natural minerals, fossils, dinosaur bones, cabochons, books and so much more. We have something for every collection, project and budget.

Hours

 

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10AM – 6PM

Thursday: 10AM – 8PM

Saturday, Sunday: 10AM – 5PM

Monday: Closed

 

*Please note new hours starting May 1, 2019.

get in touch

 

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(303) 495.5521

infolitho@gmail.com

5695 Yukon St
Arvada, CO 80002

Free customer parking

Wire Wrapping Classes

Wire Wrapping 101: A Beginners' Class
July 20, 2019, 1pm - 5pm
August 5, 2019, 1pm - 5pm*
Aug 5 class uses Copper Wire

In this class, students will learn how to create a gorgeous wire wrapped pendant using square copper wires and traditional wire wrapping techniques. This class is for the very beginner student who has never wire wrapped before, or students who have minimal wire wrapping experience. It’s great also for those who want a refresher.

This class is taught by Perfectly Twisted Jewelry; some examples of the artist's work can be seen below. Included in the ticket price is a material kit and the cabochon you will be wrapping, along with a $10 gift certificate to Lithos.

For more details on the class, click here.



Wire Wrapping 102: Ambitious Beginners' Class
Aug 3, 2019, 1PM - 5PM
Aug 18, 2019, 1PM - 5PM*
Aug 18 class uses Sterling Silver Wire

In this class, students will learn how to create a gorgeous wire wrapped pendant using 2 stones, square copper wires and traditional wire wrapping techniques. This class is for the beginner student who is ready for the next step in wire wrapping, or students who have minimal wire wrapping experience. It’s great also for those who want a refresher on wrapping multiple stones!

This class is taught by Perfectly Twisted Jewelry; some examples of the artist's work can be seen below. Included in the ticket price is a material kit and the cabochon you will be wrapping, along with a $10 gift certificate to Lithos.

For more details on the class, click here.



Crystal Point Wire Wrapping
Using Sterling Silver
July 27, 2019, 1PM - 5PM

In this class, students will learn how to create a gorgeous wire wrapped crystal point pendant, using square STERLING SILVER wires and traditional wire wrapping techniques. This class is for the ambitious beginner student.

Students will learn to measure and plan for wire lengths and design. We bring all you'll need to enjoy the class, plus, students will receive a $10 Lithos coupon on the day of class.

For more details on the class, click here.



Tree Of Life: 3D Crystal Wire Wrapped Pendant
July 21, 2019, 1PM - 5PM

In this class, taught by Perfectly Twisted Jewelry, students will learn how to create a beautiful and unique wire sculpted Tree of Life pendant. Students will learn the tricks and tips of how to get fine detail in branches and roots and how to blend beautiful beads to create rich and colorful canopies. Students will also learn how to create and sculpt the wire tree up and around a beautiful crystal of their choice.

Class comes with a material kit which includes wire, a crystal and canopy beads. You also will get a fully detailed digital pattern tutorial for the Crystal Tree of life so that you can practice at home.

For more details on the class, click here.



Tree Of Life: Traditional Pendant
Aug 24, 2019, 1PM - 5PM

In this class, taught by Perfectly Twisted Jewelry, students will learn how to create a beautiful and unique wire sculpted Tree of Life pendant. Students will learn the tricks and tips of how to get fine detail in branches and roots and how to blend beautiful beads to create rich and colorful canopies. Students will also learn how to create and hammer harden a pendant frame of their own design.

Class comes with a material kit which includes wire and canopy beads. You also will get a fully detailed digital pattern tutorial for the Tree of life so that you can practice at home.

For more details on the class, click here.



Beaded Wire Wrapped Earrings
Aug 31, 2019, 1PM - 5PM

In this earring class, taught by Perfectly Twisted Jewelry, students will learn how to shape and hammer sterling silver wire into earring hoops and then attach beautiful, natural, gemstone beads to them. Students will also learn how to use jump rings and how to create their own pair of sterling silver earring hooks from straight wire.

Class comes with a material kit including everything you need to create your own pair of earrings. You also will get a fully detailed digital pattern tutorial so that you can practice at home.

For more details on the class, click here.

Beading Classes

Beading & Knotting 101: Fashion Tassel Necklace Class
July 29, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm

In this class, students will be guided through making their own 24 inch beaded and knotted tassel necklace. Class will be taught by expert instructor Susan Gardner of Perfectly Twisted Jewelry.

Knotting helps keep your beads safe on the strand, offers some of the same meditative benefits as knitting, and is a fun way to start as a jewelry designer. Plus pros charge $3 to $5 PER KNOT to string your stones or pearls; so knotting is an empowering and valuable skill.

Tools will be included for use during class, and class price includes materials (beads, tassel, string, etc) for the necklace you will make and take home. Students will choose a bead kit of their liking and learn the art of bead knotting in a relaxed and fun class. You will complete the necklace and learn how to add an attractive and fashionable tassel at the end!

Kid's Classes

Family Wire Wrapping Workshop
JULY 23, 2019, 10 AM - 12 PM
JULY 23, 2019, 3 PM - 5 PM
JULY 24, 2019, 10 AM - 12 PM
JULY 24, 2019, 3 PM - 5 PM

Join us for an easy and fun wire wrapping workshop. Parents and kids of all ages will enjoy these fantastic pendant wraps. This workshop is suitable for all skill sets and most ages, and is a fantastic class for parents and their kiddos to take together.

All tools and materials will be provided at the shop. Just show up with a smile and a 'can-do' attitude and have a wonderful time. Meet new friends who love rocks like you do and have some fun!