The 2014 Annual Essendon Gem & Lapidary Club Exhibition was held on the weekend of the 5th and 6th of April, at the club rooms at Cross Keys Reserve, Essendon. This year was a great year for our showcases, as there were many new displays…

On April 20th and 21st, the annual Essendon Gem and Lapidary Club exhibition was held in the club rooms at Cross Keys Reserve in Essendon. It was nice weather for it and once again our club members banded together to put on a lively exhibition…

The 2011 Essendon Gem and Lapidary Club gem show was held a bit earlier than usual – on March 19th and 20th. We enjoyed beautiful weather and a good turn out of visitors – some from as far away as Warrnambool and Swan Hill! There…

A well attended exhibition; we were pleased to see all our favourite members in attendance. Nice displays and a new “vote for your favourite display case” competition. Traders filled their tables with some new things, including some eye-catching items like Phil’s opal set in silver…

Member display of polished gemstones and glasswork.

This year we held demonstrations of faceting, wire wrapping, cabochon making (on request), and beading. These were very successful, with a lot of people enquiring about techniques who were keen to join our club and learn more. The stalls of gemstones, rough material, and beads…

A member display of cabochons.

Each year, the Essendon Gem and Lapidary Club holds an Annual Exhibition with member displays, demonstrations, lapidary sales, and refreshments. It’s a good opportunity to buy affordable lapidary supplies, learn about the club’s crafts and how they are done, and to talk to members of…

A selection of minerals for sale.

Each year, the Essendon Gem and Lapidary Club Inc. holds an Annual Exhibition, with member displays, demonstrations, lapidary sales, and refreshments. It’s a good opportunity to buy affordable lapidary supplies, learn about the club’s crafts and how they are done, and to talk to members…