About us

Lapidary, the art of gem cutting is both rewarding and enjoyable for people of all ages. Learn how to progress from rough rock to a lovely polished cabochon or faceted gem. At our Silverwork sessions learn how to set your stone in silver or gold. We hope this information will be of interest to you so please accept our invitation to come to our club room during any of our workshop sessions.

Our Annual Gem Show is held on the Last Saturday in August each year. Opening time will be 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Hemmant Community Hall, Hemmant-Tingalpa Rd, Hemmant. Traders and tailgaters will be displaying precious and semi-precious gemstones. Opals, crystal, fossils minerals, jewellery, beads and findings, lapidary supplies, tools, equipment and handicraft. Club members will be showcasing their talent with a display of handmade jewellery, cabochons and collections. Our club table will be covered with homemade jams, pickle and delicious cakes. Refreshment are available at our Soft Rock Cafe. Buy a ticket in the raffle of beautiful jewellery made by our members. Something for everyone – all tastes, all ages, all budgets, Admission Adults $5, Students and Pensioners $4, Under 12 Free.

The Waterloo Bay Lapidary Club Inc. is affiliated with Queensland Lapidary and Allied Craft Clubs Association Inc [QLACCA] and participates in the personal insurance scheme covering members using workshop facilities.