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The evening workshops from April 16th to May 2nd are cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience.  Please contact Ellen Boyington at 1-519-753-5191 to confirm the status of Monday's workshop hours.

The Introduction to Copper and Brasswork will be running on May 5th and May 12th. You can sign up by emailing Rita at or at the workshop on the dedicated sign in sheet. Please click here for details.

The 2018/ 2019 Cabochon Contest has come to an end and all we are left with is some really stunning cabochons. The winners are as follows:

1st Place: Rita Apanavicius with a cash prize of $32.50
2nd Place: Amanda Disher with two cash prizes of $9.75
3rd Place: Cindy LeSage with a cash prize of $13.00

Other News:

Our soldering course will be resuming on Sundays starting in April. The cost will be by punch card and we ask that the interested individuals attend the first workshop to obtain the basic principles and start with your first piece. After that it will be drop in style and with Q&A for the instructor on your specific project.

Our workshop hours are:

Sunday 12pm to 6pm, with Ernie & Allan
Monday 3pm to 9pm, with Ellen
Tuesday 7pm to 10pm, with Rita**
Wednesday 12pm to 6pm, with Ernie & Allan
Thursday 7pm to 10pm, with Rita**
Friday 12 to 6pm, with Jordan

**The clubhouse can be opened  for use as early as 5:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays by request. Please text or call Rita at 289-682-7612

Entrance and parking is located at the back of the building and the address is:

125 Stanley Street, Unit # 5, Brantford, ON  

Please bring exact change for punch cards and your membership if you don't already own these two items. Memberships can be purchased or renewed through the workshop. A single membership is $20 and a family membership is $25.

The pricing to purchase punch cards is as follows:

1 Session at $12
5 Sessions at $11 each for a total of $55 prepaid
10 Sessions at $10 each for a total of $100 prepaid
20 Sessions at $9 each for a total of $180 prepaid

The cabochon contest entries have been extended to the last workshop prior to the March monthly meeting. Voting will take place at the March monthly meeting. Please click here for contest details. 

The Brantford Lapidary & Mineral Society's workshop offers five Genie machines plus saws, polishers, a flatlap and jewellery making supplies. 

Interested individuals are welcome to join us any time the workshop is open to learn the art of stone cutting or use the equipment. All levels are welcome from novice to expert. In order to take advantage of the workshop, you must be a member of or join the Brantford Lapidary & Mineral Society.

For new members the first workshop is free and we provide a stone for you to practice on. 

We have a large selection of rough rock to choose from. It just might be the perfect rough to make cabochon to mount in a piece of jewellery or proudly display at the next gem show. 

For more information, please contact us here