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Polished Ammonite
from
Morocco

Members using the cutting and polishing machines

Polished Malachite
From
The Congo

We hope you find these pages useful and informative.
The group has been running for over 40 years with an active membership.
We have a Lapidary workshop with cutting, grinding and polishing equipment, display tables and microscopes for your use.
On this site you will find the current meetings schedule, a brief history of the Society,
a virtual tour of our workshop and some links which may be of interest.

The society also has a full schedule of Field trips for those who might like to discover the fun of collecting mineral and fossil specimens for themselves.
Please see full schedule page


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       2017        
Special offer
For one month only

Learn the basic art of the Lapidary over 4 Monday evening sessions

Sidcup Lapidary and Mineral Society

are offering this special opportunity to have go at learning
to cut, shape and polish your own natural stone* to take away,
using our own, in house, cutting and polishing equipment!
Full guidance and tuition,
PPE (personal protective equipment - eg. goggles and apron etc.)
will be provided.
(* - Bring your own material if you wish or the Club will provide)

Course Dates: Monday Evenings - Monday June 5th to Monday June 26th 2017

from 7:15pm until 9pm

Venue:
Jewellery Room
The Learning Centre Bexley
5 Brampton Road
Bexleyheath
Kent DA7 4EZ

Come and give it a try!
The entire course for just
£40

(A non-refundable deposit of £20 will be required to secure your place)
Then enjoy temporary membership of the club

Hurry - only 4 places available!

Please Contact : Nicola Claxton
on
01322 227 057

or
email: nicolaclaxton1000@gmail.com




PLEASE NOTE:
CHANGE OF MEETING PLACE FOR MONDAY EVENINGS

OUR NEW MEETING PLACE FOR REGULAR MONDAY EVENING
GET TOGETHER AND LAPIDARY WORKSHOP IS:

The Learning Centre Bexley
5 Brampton Road
Bexleyheath
Kent
DA7 4EZ

The Society meets from 7:15pm to 9:15pm on Monday evenings
(During Term Times)

RECENT ANTIC'S

  
Forthcoming meetings

APRIL / MAY
2017




Notes about our recent trip
to
Machen Quarry, S. Wales.



Agate display evening.



2010 Christmas show.



Minerals, Crystals and Gemstones
with
Inclusions
Evening


APRIL 2017

APRIL 24th
Club Meeting:
Preparation for Steam Fair
*


 

MAY 2017

MAY 1st
MAY DAY BANK HOLIDAY
(No Meeting)

Saturday MAY 6th
Stall at Dartford Steam Fair
Central Park, Dartford, Kent.
10am-4pm

MAY 8th
Interest Tables and Microscope Evening
*

MAY 15th
Interest Tables:
Transparent Minerals
&
Minerals with Optical Properties
*

MAY 22nd
Interest Tables:
Man-made Geometrical Shapes
(e.g. Eggs)
*

MAY 29th
HALF TERM
(No Meeting)

 

(For those wishing to use microscopes or carry out work
on the lapidary machines a (*) is marked next to those
evenings suitable.
)



For further information
and
full schedule of events
please click the link below

 



 

 

 




Cavansite on Stilbite


Pune (Poona)
Maharashtra State
India

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