Events

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Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 August 2017
Blaxland Gem & Mineral Club Gem Show
8 am to 4 pm Daily
Displays of lapidary work and gem, mineral and crystal sales.
Refreshments available.
Glenbrook Community Hall
Great Western Highway, Glenbrook, NSW
Just west of Information Centre, next to Glenbrook Theatre
Entry:  Adults: $3  Children $1

Sat 26 -Sun 27 August 2017
White Cliffs Gem Fest and Car Boot Sale
For more information: Jane Stevenson wcma2012@hotmail.com or 0429 601 870

 

Sat 30 Sep – Mon 2 Oct 2017
GEMKHANA 2017
The annual NSW state gem and lapidary show
Venue: Hawkesbury District Agricultural Showgrounds
Clarendon NSW

GEMKHANA 2017

Hours: 9am to 5pm Saturday & Sunday  9am to noon Monday

Location: Hawkesbury District Agricultural Grounds at Clarendon, near Richmond, NSW

Staged by The Gem & Lapidary Council of NSW Inc

We invite you to view the best of our craft in NSW.
Examples will include

  • Hand crafted Jewellery
  • Polished Stones (Cabochons)
  • Stone Carving
  • Faceted Stones
  • Minerals

Traders will be offering Jewellery, Lapidary Equipment,
Faceting Rough, Rough Stones and Slabs
Carving, faceting & jewellery demonstrations.
Children’s Activities

Adults $5.00       Children $3.00     Family $12.00
Enquiries: – Bob McLean 0429 804 580


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Saturday 14th October 2017
Campbelltown Lapidary Club Open Day
Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm
Venue: Lot 1 Bensley Rd Macquarie Fields
Cost: Free
Details: Gemstones,  jewellery, rough. Come into the club and have a look around.
Sausage sizzle, cakes, slices and Greek delights for sale.

14 – 15 Oct 2017
Central Coast Lapidary Club Annual Gem Festival
Mingara Recreation Club,
Mingara Drive, off Wyong Road, Tumbi Umbi NSW 2261.

Sat 28 – Sun 29 October 2017
Lapidary Club of NSW Inc Annual Show
At Lapidary House, 136 Reservoir St Surry Hills
The Club’s annual exhibition of members’ lapidary work, with books, jewellery, mineral specimens, rough and polished gems, fossils and crystals available for sale.

Sat 4 – Sun 5 Nov 2017
Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc Jewellery, Gems & Minerals Festival
Times: Saturday 9.00am to 4.00pm and Sunday 9.00am to 2.30pm
Venue: Heininger House, Ribbonwood Centre, Princes Highway, Dapto, NSW 2530 (15km south of Wollongong),
Admission: $3.00; children under 12 years free.
Details: The Festival will include displays of lapidary work and jewellery by members, crystals, fossils, minerals and gemstones. Demonstrations of lapidary crafts will be continuous over the weekend and lapidary supplies will be available for purchase from the Club or the dealers in attendance. Children’s games and lucky dips. Morning and afternoon teas and light lunches will be available at a reasonable cost. Parking is available, with access from Heininger Street.
http://www.illawarralapidaryclub.com.au/

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Sat 11 – Sun 12 Nov 2017
Canberra Lapidary Club Spring Gemcraft & Mineral Show
Time :  10.00am to 5.00pm
Venue :  Exhibition Park in Canberra – Mallee Pavilion (indoor)
Cost :  $5 adults, $10 family, $2 children/concession
Details :  Gem, Mineral, Jewellery & Lapidary dealers. Minerals, fossils, jewellery, rough & cut gemstones, lapidary equipment & supplies, opals, beads.  Food available.  Displays of members’ collections, demonstrations of cabbing, faceting & jewellery making.
http://www.canberralapidary.org.au/

Sat 11 – Sun 12 Nov 2017
Newcastle Lapidary Club Gem and Jewellery Fair
Time :  Saturday 9am to 4pm,  Sunday   9am to 3pm
Venue :  Newcastle Basketball Stadium, 27 Young St Broadmeadow NSW  (short walk from Broadmeadow railway station, new indoor venue, much larger and brighter location)
Entry FREE, plenty of parking
Details :  Sales of Jewellery, gemstones, rocks, beads, tools and related items. Displays of club’s activities and demonstrations of faceting & jewellery making.  Full canteen facilities available.

Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 December 2017
Sydney Crystal Show

10am – 5pm daily
The Sydney Crystal Show is one of Australia’s Premier Mineral, Crystal, Fossil and Jewellery Shows.
The leading merchants from around Australia gather for two full days of incredible natural wonders, unique gifts and treasures. An astounding variety of minerals, crystals, fossils, gemstones and jewellery are available. The event is held twice yearly in Sydney. Great care has been taken to select the best and most reputable traders, to provide an exotic mix of natural pieces for customers. Refreshments and meals available.
FREE ENTRY
Venue: Paddo RSL, 220 Oxford Street, Paddington, Sydney.
See our website for more info:
www.sydneycrystalshow.com
www.facebook.com/sydneycrystalshow
www.instagram.com/sydneycrystalshow


9-11 March 2018
Minerama Fossicking Gem and Jewellery Show
Glen Innes & District Services Club and King George Oval
Fri – Sat 10.00 am – 6.00 pm, Sun 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Details : www.minerama.com.au/

Easter 2018      30 March – 2 April
The 54th National Gem & Mineral Show, GEMBOREE 2018
Willunga, South Australia
For Newsletters and full details visit http://aflaca.org.au/gemboree/

 

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Sat 10 – Sun 11 Nov 2018
Newcastle Lapidary Club Gem and Jewellery Fair
Time :  Saturday 9am to 4pm,  Sunday   9am to 3pm
Venue :  Newcastle Basketball Stadium, 27 Young St Broadmeadow NSW  (short walk from Broadmeadow railway station, new indoor venue, much larger and brighter location)
Entry FREE, plenty of parking
Details :  Sales of Jewellery, gemstones, rocks, beads, tools and related items. Displays of club’s activities and demonstrations of faceting & jewellery making.  Full canteen facilities available.