Arlington Gem and Mineral Club

Arlington Gem and Mineral Club The Arlington Gem and Mineral Club is dedicated to the expansion of knowledge in the geological sciences and to the various related arts The Arlington Gem and Mineral Club is dedicated to the expansion of knowledge in the geological sciences and to the various related arts.
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It offers regular classes in fused glass, silversmithing, lapidary, lost-wax casting, faceting, chainmaking, and wirewrapping, along with occasional workshops in topics such as enameling, foldforming, mokume gane, jade, titanium, and others. Classes are open to current club members. Entry is by sign up at the club at the montly meeting on the 1st Tuesday night at 7:00 pm. The club also has an active juniors section, open to those 8 years old or older. The juniors meet on the 3rd Saturday afternoon each month, from 1 - 3, and learn a new project each month. The juniors also take occasional field trips to explore collecting sites.

Operating as usual

Advanced Silversmithing had a special lesson in forming a bowl tonight from master metalsmith Fendol Chiles.  Thanks Fen...
09/25/2020

Advanced Silversmithing had a special lesson in forming a bowl tonight from master metalsmith Fendol Chiles. Thanks Fendol!

Rocks anyone?
09/23/2020

Rocks anyone?

Feeling blue?

An Edwardian platinum, sapphire and diamond necklace, circa 1900. via Pinterest

09/21/2020
Hashnu Stones & Gems

Hashnu Stones & Gems

I am working on a series of eye gemstones for a client. The gemstones represent various elements. This one is Arkansas Quartz/Larimar doublet. Should this one be the sky or the water element?

#hashnu #doublet #faceting #ultratec #lapidary #jewels #gemstone #jewellery #gems #gemstones #cutgem #gemdesign #jewel #crystals #jewelry #quartz #arkansasquartz #larimar #blue #clouds #water #caribbean #thirdeye #bluesky

GalaxSea.
09/21/2020

GalaxSea.

Red and black needles of hematite as phantom in quartz point from Madagascar

Geology Wonders
09/18/2020

Geology Wonders

Rainbow Lattice Sunstone from "Rainbow Serpent Mine” Northern Territory, Australia.

Photo: Dust77 ~ CEK

09/10/2020
Geology Wonders

Geology Wonders

One Of The Most Spectacular And Celebrated Finds Of Recent Times Were The Amazingly Large Quartz Crystals Found In The Plaggenstock ‘Alpine Clefts’, In The Granite Of The Aar Massif, Goscheneralp, Goschenen Valley, Uri, Switzerland... Love It!

Credit: @Alan Hart

Geology Wonders
09/10/2020

Geology Wonders

Selenite (Gypsum) rosette from the Red River Floodway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
photo: mineral-x-graf

Geology Wonders

Meraviglioso
09/01/2020

Meraviglioso

Quando pensiamo di aver concluso qualcosa di difficile..
I maestri hanno fatto tutto questo...Con il marmo... ❤️😍

Geology Wonders
08/28/2020

Geology Wonders

Crazy Huge Custom #Amethyst Mirror 💓
What do you think ?

Photo: Wingostarr Jewelry

Have you signed up for our Facebook Auction page?  If not, you better do so soon.  September will be the start of our au...
08/26/2020

Have you signed up for our Facebook Auction page? If not, you better do so soon. September will be the start of our auctions. This will replace our normal live auction. All month long, I will be listing items to help support our club. It is a private page, so you will need to request to join.
-Marlenia Cohen

https://www.facebook.com/groups/463910534396428/

Just a few of the items that will be coming up for auction:

Geology Wonders
08/24/2020

Geology Wonders

When your cup is this beautiful you never wonder if it's half empty or half full 😍✨
Rainbow Labradorite mindfulness tea cup by L'AQUART

08/22/2020
The Arkenstone Gallery of Fine Minerals

The Arkenstone Gallery of Fine Minerals

Join us for a live tour of The Arkenstone Gallery to kick off our 2020 Dallas Mineral Collecting Symposium.

Further events this weekend include two days of Greatest Hits webinars from the last decade of symposia talks, plus a benefit auction on mineralauctions.com, with proceeds going towards Rocks & Minerals, TGMS, Mineralogical Record, and mindat.org!

https://www.sciencealert.com/a-gigantic-raft-of-volcanic-rock-drifted-across-the-ocean-all-the-way-to-australia/amp?fbcl...
08/20/2020
A Stupendously Huge Raft of Volcanic Rock Has Floated Across The Ocean to Australia

https://www.sciencealert.com/a-gigantic-raft-of-volcanic-rock-drifted-across-the-ocean-all-the-way-to-australia/amp?fbclid=IwAR3NY4db_-DpO5uDB6NTRM5JPhR-AwuR1sZARmNoJ6CTvkgSE5GsiANg144

A gigantic fleet of floating rocks, spewed up from an underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean, floated across the waves for thousands of miles. Eventually, it made it all the way to Australia, then started on a new project: revitalising the world's

08/17/2020
Brut nature

Brut nature

In Yosemite National Park, USA, a strange phenomenon occurs once a year. Its name: the firefall. 🔥

Hashnu Stones & Gems
08/12/2020

Hashnu Stones & Gems

Gemstones of yore... #hashnu

Everybody's National Parks: ENP 32.3 Big Bend: Travel Through Geological Time
08/12/2020
Everybody's National Parks: ENP 32.3 Big Bend: Travel Through Geological Time

Everybody's National Parks: ENP 32.3 Big Bend: Travel Through Geological Time

For the third in our Big Bend National Park series, Bryan takes an epic trip through eons with Dr. Thomas Shiller, assistant professor of geology at Texas' Sul Ross University. From uplift to erosion, inland seas to volcanic action, the pair discuss this desert park's changing topography and its onc...

08/09/2020
Technology Top Fan

Technology Top Fan

Lovely Jade Carving Viral Clip Compilation 2020

Hashnu Stones & Gems
08/09/2020

Hashnu Stones & Gems

Kaleidoscope camera on Crazy Lace Agate #hashnu #kaleidoscope #agate #crystals

Borrowed from another page...
08/09/2020

Borrowed from another page...

08/08/2020
Spirifer Minerals

Spirifer Minerals

Dioptase, mottramite, duftite, mimetite and dolomite from Mindouli (Rep. of Congo) size 5.5 cm, price: 150$ (+shipping fee). We ship worldwide. To see more of our minerals visit www.SpiriferMinerals.com 2261

#spiriferminerals #spirifer #mineralcollecting #mineralspecimen #mineralcollection #rockhounding #rockhound #minerals #mineral #rocks #rock #fineminerals #mineralogy #geology #crystalsforsale #mineralsforsale #dioptase #dioptasecrystal #africanminerals

08/08/2020
The Arkenstone Gallery of Fine Minerals

The Arkenstone Gallery of Fine Minerals

These Polish Prodigy Pocket fluorites are fan favorites for a good reason! Sharp zoning, bright colors... what’s not to love?!

We posted new pieces on the site this morning and still have a few for sale.

➡️ Browse at iRocks.com/galleries!

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1408 Gibbins Rd
Arlington, TX
76011

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