Bid on a Class at William Holland School of Lapidary Arts

The Gem & Mineral Society has received a gift certificate for a class at William Holland School of Lapidary Arts which will be going to the first “reasonable offer”. Proceeds are a donation to TVGMS. All instructors at WHSLA are volunteers. There are a wide range of classes available at this campus in northern Georgia. […]

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Equipment Training Mondays

The lapidary arts requires the use of various pieces of equipment. Learning how and when to set up, use, and clean up the equipment (safely and properly) is essential to create excellent work. It also is an important way to help keep our club costs down as misused equipment costs us all money. Training on […]

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Meeting Reminder

Sept 7, 2023 Business Meeting and Workshops

Welcome Back! Business Meeting This Thursday, Sept. 7, 2022 will be the first business meeting of The Villages Gem and Mineral Society since May when we broke for the summer. We hope that everyone had a great summer. We look forward to hearing about your trips, rock finds, and treasures you created whether you were […]

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No Gem & Mineral Workshop Tonight

Camp Villages will be using the craft room August 3, 2023, so there will not be a workshop. As a reminder, you can see when we have closures by looking at the right column on the website, or by clicking on the Calendar

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TVGMS Pre-Christmas Sale Reminder

Request Your Spot Now While There is Still Space Available! If you have not requested a table for the Pre-Christmas TVGMS Show we have a few tables (spots) available.  Complete the registration form and enclose a check for the $40 fee. Either mail the Form and Check back to Bob Delvaux, address is on the […]

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May 25 and 28th Reminders

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! 2 quick reminders for All Club Members Who Still in Town– Thursday (today) May 25th is the SIG class taught by Mary McGee “Tear Drop Wrapped Cabachon/ Angel” Be sure to click the link to see what tools and supplies you need for this class. Sunday, May 28th there will be […]

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Santa Claus reacting to The Villages Gem and Mineral Pre-Christmas Sale

2023 Pre-Christmas Show Registration & Updates

New Date and Location We are now accepting registrations for our annual Pre-Christmas Show Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Rohan Recreation Center. This replaces the show we had on the second Thursday of November at Seabreeze instead of a workshop. We will have a regular workshop on the second Thursday of November. Items to note: […]

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Coiled and Beaded Bracelet Jan 2022 class attendees

Revised! April 2023 Wire Wrapping SIG Class

We have had to revise our class schedule. Thanks to Nancy, we are still going to have a class–this one is geared for beginners and a new option for all members is the open workshop. New Member Introduction to Wire Wrapping, and Open Workshop When: Thursday, April 27th @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Where: […]

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Meeting Reminder

April 6 Business Meeting and Workshop Details

The first Thursday of the month is a busy time for all members of The Villages Gem and Mineral Society with something for each and every person. See you there! Jewelry Making Special Interest Group 6-7:30pm Members who attended the Basic Wire Wrapping 2 class on March 23 are encouraged to bring in the projects […]

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Announcing The Villages Gem and Mineral Society annual Artisan Show

Annual Artisan Show Approaches!

Sunday, Feb. 26, 2023 is the date! The Artisan Show put on by The Villages Gem and Mineral Society is an amazing opportunity to see beautiful works created by our members and other vendors. It is also a great chance to stock up on the supplies you have been looking for for your projects. There […]

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