Bendigo Gem Club

Gem Faceting
Gem Cutting
Jewellery Making

We provide facilities and skill development in gem and rock cutting, faceting, silversmithing, silver casting and fossiking. Our workshop areas are well set up for gem enthusiasts and may only be used by members. Visitors are welcome (numbers and Covid rules apply).

About Us

We provide facilities and skill development in 

  • Lapidary
  • Gem fossiking
  • Gem faceting
  • Mineral collection
  • Silversmithing
  • Silver casting

We aim to be sustainable, practical, safe and socially inclusive.

Our values are: friendship, social inclusion, courtesy, safety.

We offer members: regular workshops, instruction, facilities, library, access to our specialised supplies shop. Our workshops have specialised equipment permanently set up ready for use.

Workshops are: 

  • Tuesdays 5.30-8.30
  • Thursdays 10-1
  • Thursdays 1-4

We offer packaged events eg beginners cabochon cutting OR silversmithing for a weekend (includes membership).

We conduct the Bendigo Gem Club Expo annually, that has over 20 traders, club stalls, demonstrations, and children’s activities.

Children may join as part of a family membership. As it is a workshop environment, children must be supervised at all times by their parent/guardian.

Get Involved

We would love you to join us and get involved. Become part of the action! The following opportunities are currently open:


Got a question or interested in joining us? We’d love to hear from you so please submit an enquiry and we will get in touch with you soon.

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