Gemboree 2017

The 53rd National Gem & Mineral Show was held at the Tony Luchetti Showground, Lithgow, NSW from 14th-17th April 2017. For full details and competition results, visit the Gemboree 2017 website at http://aflaca.org.au/gemboree/    ...
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Gem Show 28 – 30 Oct 2016 at Beecroft

Thank You! Our Northern Districts Lapidary Club Gem Show with Gems, Jewellery and Minerals Exhibition was held over Friday 28th, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October 2016 at the Beecroft Community Centre, Cnr Copeland & Beecroft Rd Beecroft. If you visited our show, we would like to say thank you for attending!!  ...
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Gem Tree Workshop – 6th August 2016

Helga was well prepared and had glazed all the gem tree base stones and wired most prior to the workshop so the 6 enthusiastic helpers had to use their artistic talent to choose the colour of the “gems” from many that Helga had available and match them with a suitable base. Gluing the “gems” on the wire loops required concentration with a little frustration but the happy group produced some...
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Enamelling Workshop – 30 and 31 July 2016

Seven members of the Club arrived bright and early to create some enamelling masterpieces. The class was made up of some very experienced enamellers who knew what they wished to produce to a couple of very novice beginners who needed assistance with ideas and colours. The Club room was soon a hive of industry and with the kiln nice and hot the pieces started to take shape. The work varied from...
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Casting Workshop 2015

Here are some photos from our recent casting workshop       Class preparing models 2015 Pouring investment into flasks 2015 Removing air bubbles with vacuum flask 2015 Pots setting overnight 2015 Removing flask from kiln 2015 Placing flask into centrifuge 2015 Richards completed tree...
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Results for GEMBOREE 2014!

Congratulations, results for Northern Districts Lapidary Club Members at the GEMBOREE 2014 are now available! http://ndlapidary.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/NDLC-GEMBOREE-2014-Results.pdf 77...
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Faceting class February to April 2014

Here are some images of Emily, Joseph and Greg, from our Faceting class February to April 2014    ...
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2014 Exhibition Competition Schedule and Diagrams

Northern Districts Lapidary Club Inc 2014 Exhibition Competition Schedule, Entry Form and Diagrams are now available here!     Competition Entry Conditions 2014 Competition Schedule 2014 Final NDLC Competition Entry Form Diagrams SRB Faceted Girdle CZ6 12 Main Round Brilliant No6 Diamond Lil O.8A.1 Diagram O.9A.1 Diagram Split Pavilion Simple...
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Photos from our Carving Workshop Oct 2013

Here are some photos from a most enjoyable carving workshop Frances held in Oct 2013.  ...
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Photos from our Casting Workshop Sep 2013

Here are some photos from our recent casting workshop in Sep 2013  ...
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