Workshops are held regularly for members (subject to waiting lists).


Cabbing is a stonecutting method which involves grinding wheels to polish & sculpt gemstones into beautiful shapes.


Silversmithing is a very popular hobby among our members. Learn how to create your own piece of jewellery.​


A facet is a gemstone that has been carefully cut and polished by a special machine to look like a diamond.​


In jewellery casting, a wax pattern is made into a jewellery mould, which is then filled with molten metal or silver.​

Opal Polishing

This workshop gives you the chance to discover Australian opals and release the fire within them.

The club maintains ‘The Joan Cardwell Library’ which includes extensive reference material related to lapidary and also a photo history of the Gold Coast Lapidary Club.

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