The Florida Gold Coast Gem and Mineral Society is a group of like-minded individuals who share a common passion for all the Earth's geological treasures. We marvel at the beauty, variety, color and complexity of the various minerals and gems. Many of our members work to turn these minerals, rocks, and gemstones into works of art. We explore gemstones through cutting and polishing, faceting, cabochon-cutting and carving. Lessons are offered through our club. Metal working techniques of fabrication, casting and wire wrapping are presented through our programs.
Whether you are an experienced jeweler with years of experience, or just a beginner with nothing but desire, we would love to have you come and join us. At our meetings, we have programs that include presentations from professionals within the industry of gems and minerals, as well as instruction on various jewelry making techniques. We participate in field trips, sales, and events. For those of you who want to learn or practice your skills, we have a workshop where we teach stone-cutting, and faceting to our members. We also have a library where you can borrow books covering a wide variety of geological and jewelry making knowledge and techniques.