Gemboree 2019

The 55th National Gem & Mineral Show will be held at the Rockhampton Showgrounds, Rockhampton, QLD from 19th-22nd April 2019. For full details and competition schedule, visit the Gemboree 2019 website at http://aflaca.org.au/gemboree/    
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Gemkhana 2018

The 2018 Gemkhana Competition Schedule can be found on the Gem & Lapidary Council of NSW website at https://gemlapidarycouncilnsw.org.au      
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Gemboree 2018

The 54rd National Gem & Mineral Show was held at Willunga South Australia from 30th March –  2nd April 2018. For full details and competition results, visit the Gemboree 2018 website at http://aflaca.org.au/gemboree/      
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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 Pouring investment into flasks 2015 Removing air bubbles with vacuum flask 2015 Pots setting overnight Removing flask from kiln Placing flask into centrifuge Richards completed...
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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 KB
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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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