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The Mount Clemens Gem & Lapidary Society has been in existence since 1969. Our purpose is to educate the general public about the lapidary arts and earth sciences.


We hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and a great New Year celebration.


Beading workshop

Mondays 5pm to 9pm, except the first Monday of the Month. Come one come all. Bring your beads, threads, needles, magnifiers (some beads are very tiny) and create. Cost $1.00/hour. See you there. 


Meetings are on Monday nights. Board meetings will be on the 1st Monday of the month with membership meeting starting shortly after. The next meeting will be held March 5th at 6:30pm at the clubhouse located at 1404 S. Gratiot Ave. Suite B. Mt. Clemens MI 48043.


Also Jacquie has said she will give a Gem Tree class and would like to know who would be interested. 

There will be a Chain Mail class offered in the future.        Please indicate your interest in these by sending an email to kkres24@yahoo.com with subject being classes. 

Dates and times to be announced once we know who is interested.


 Our classes are our survival. All instructors give freely of their time to help students learn the lapidary arts. Materials and tools (for use) are provided by the instructor. Money collected is used to pay for the building. (Material fee is payed to the instructor at time of class).   You do not need to be a member to attend classes.  Class times & costs are: 

  • Beading – Monday evening, 5-9 pm when there is no board or membership meeting.  Cost $1.00/hour anyone can attend. Bring your needles, thread, beads and anything else you want to work on.
  • Faceting – Tuesday evening, 5-9 pm. Cost $60.00 for 4 cutting nights paid in advance after which, if you aren’t finished the cost is $15.00 per night. 1st night is free choosing rough, (starting at .10 per carat), talking about topic. Limit 3 people.
  • The next faceting class will start in March.

  • Cabochon Class:   Wednesday, 6 pm to 9 pm. Cost is $60.00 for 4 nights. Wear old clothes. Bring eye and breathing protection if you have them. Limit 3 people.
  • Wire wrapping – Class will be on Sunday from 12 pm to 5 (?)pm. Cost is $50.00. Learn the basics about wire, tools used and how to wrap stones and cabochons. All tools provided for your use. We will use copper wire. Materials fee of $15.00 payable to instructor at start of class. Limit 4 people.
  • If you are interested in any of the classes please call me at 586-747-0689 and leave a message or email at kkres24@yahoo.com, subject Classes. I will not reply if there is no message or subject. 

Up coming event: MARCH 3 - 4, 2018 - SAT, 11 TO 6 PM - SUN 12 TO 6 PM
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE
VISTATECH CENTER BLDG.
18600 HAGGERTY ROAD
LIVONIA, MICHIGAN     
46TH ANNUAL SPECIAL AUCTION
Over 1000 items
Minerals & Lapidary Material - Cutting Rough, Crystals, fossils, slabs and much more.
Hourly Silent & Verbal Auctions
Commercially obtained material
FREE ADMISSION - FREE PARKING
LOW PRICED MATERIAL AT "MINI" TABLE
SPECIAL CHILDREN'S AUCTIONS
HOURLY DOOR PRIZES & DAILY GRAND PRIZES
SPONSORED BY:     THE ROAMIN CLUB
Auction for the benefit of the Roamin Club Endowment Fund & the Tom Williams Scholarship Fund at Schoolcraft College
For information call Todd Gall 248-348-5093, Clarence Sterling 248-981-9673

MEMBERSHIP INFO:Individual $25.00 
Family $40.00
Family consists of 1 or 2 parents with a child 17 years old or younger.
Make checks payable to MCGLS. Forms will be available at the meetings and at the clubhouse. When renewing please include a short note with your Name, Address, Tel #’s and email address so we can keep our records up to date.
Send payment to:
MCGLS
c/o Ken Kreskowiak
23159 Scotch Pine Ln
Macomb MI 48042 

Any questions – Email: kkres24@yahoo.com Subject: membership, jewelry, classes or call 586-747-0689 and leave a message. I will return all message calls only.



Last update: Jan 13, 2017