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Warwick & District Lapidary Club

Organisation Contact Details
Physical Address: Horsman Road Warwick QLD 4370 Postal Address: PO Box 123 Warwick QLD 4370
Contact Person: David Young Contact Position: President
Phone (BH): 46617865 Phone (AH):
Mobile: 0402130559 Fax:
Email: WLC.au@outlook.com Website: www.warwicklapidaryclub.com.au
Days of Operation:
  • Wednesday
  • Saturday
Opening Hours: 12pm - 4pm
Organisation Operations
We use volunteers: Yes Target Demographic:
  • All people in the SDRC areas and visitors
Target Age Group:
  • 10 years and over
Target Gender: All
Member Information
Current no. of members: Fees & Charges:

Adult Members:

Joining fee - $5

Annual Fee - $20

Cost/Session - $5

Junior Members (10 - 16 yrs):

Joining Fee - $5

Annual Fee - $5

Cost/Session - $1

Membership Period: February - February annually  Membership Eligibility: Juniors must be accompanied by a responsible adult member.
Meetings & Facilities
Meeting Venue / Facility: WLC Clubhouse Physical Address: CNR Horsman Rd and Matthews St
Disabled Access: No Toilets: Yes (but no disabled access)
External hire available: N/A Hire rates: N/A
Hire rates effective: Category: Arts & Culture
Organisation Summary
The club house is well equipped with machines for cutting & polishing gemstones, faceting & working with silver

Our weekly activities include:

 

  • Cutting & polishing gemstones for jewellery & display
  • Faceting
  • Silversmithing (making findings for setting gemstones).

The club house is well equipped with machines for cutting & polishing gemstones, faceting & working with silver.

Copper enameling has been introduced as a club activity.

Instructors are available to teach new members the various aspects of the hobby.

Instructions in basic use of tools used in making silver jewellery is done during club sessions.

The hobby also includes the collecting of mineral specimens and fossils.

Some rough stones available to assist new members to get started.

Check out our display  at the Annual Warwick Ag. Show.

New members are always welcome.

 

 

Listing ID: 61723
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