Club News June 2016

The club is continuing to grow steadily, with a healthy membership boost as a result of our Annual Show.  As a consequence workshops are regularly busy and productive.  Extended opening hours are proving popular and cooler weather and darker nights have not deterred the new hands.  I'm delighted to report that our more experienced members have been very … Read More

Mount Shadwell & Mortlake Fossicking Trip October 2013

Another successful field trip was arranged and participated with much enthusiasm to Mt Shadwell, Morlake for Peridot by members on the weekend of the 26-27 October. Our field trip officer Margaret put in a lot of due care, organisation and preparation for this field trip with emails out to all members to advise of the upcoming trip and reminders to all … Read More

Don’t miss the annual Essendon Gem Show in April

Essendon Gem Show is held in April each year. The Essendon Gem Show is our opportunity to showcase our club and our members' work. It's also an opportunity for you to discover more about this exciting hobby and the benefits of … Read More

Update To Workshop Times & Fees

Just a short note to inform everyone of the now current workshop times and fees: Meeting & Workshop Times page. … Read More

Mooralla Field Trip Report May 2013

George Fadersen, 81 years young, of the Goulburn Valley Gem Club, had been on site for a number of weeks before this weekend. George had set up an extensive camp, with all the trimmings, including a mantelpiece for the fireplace … Read More

Field Trip To Daylesford & Castlemaine

As one of the many fossicking trips planned throughout the year by our enthusiastic field trip officers (Gavin and Darryl), it was decided that the Daylesford and Castlemaine areas needed further exploration, with the help of a … Read More

Exhibition Photos 2014

The 2014 Annual Essendon Gem & Lapidary Club Exhibition was held on the weekend of the 5th and 6th of April, at the clubrooms at Cross Keys Reserve, Essendon. This year was a great year for our showcases as there were many new … Read More