Club Mineral Collection

Club Mineral Collection – Holger Hartmaier, Feb 2, 2017 For many years, the CRLC mineral collection had to be stored, due to lack of permanent display space. The collection was usually put on display at the annual fundraising show, which was the only opportunity for club members to appreciate it. Now that we have our own … [Read more…]

Rock Presentations for School Students

Rock Presentations for School Students – Lorne Alcock, January 22, 2017 A CRLC Scientific Resource Committee was formed last year, and work was begun on various projects. One of the projects was to assemble a set of rocks and minerals, so that presentations could be made at schools, for students in Grades Three and Four, … [Read more…]

Artisan Sale

CALGARY ROCK AND LAPIDARY CLUB FESTIVE SEASON ARTISAN SALE Gifting season is here and so is the chance to check out the talented and varied artistry of CRLC members! Jewellery, objets d’art, metalwork, minerals, crystals and more will be on offer to everyone visiting our CRLC studio! WHEN: –Weekend #1 –  SATURDAY & SUNDAY, NOVEMBER … [Read more…]

Quartzsite Trip

CRLC members are planning a “do it yourself” trip to the annual rock show in Quartzsite Arizona in January 2017.  Members will drive or fly themselves and reserve their own hotel or free camp. We will arrange to meet up in Quartzsite and likely at the Sun City West Lapidary Club in Phoenix. There are numerous rock shows … [Read more…]

Photo Contest: Deadline Oct 31, 2016

Our First Annual Photo Contest is now open to Calgary Rock and Lapidary Club members.  You are allowed to enter a total of 6 photos.  First prize in each category is $30 and second prize is $15. Photos will be categorized into the following groups for judging: Macro photography, close ups. Finished Stones, Jewelry etc. Rough stones, … [Read more…]

Our new blog

Welcome to our new blog for the CRLC! Pardon our dust while we work on the revamped site.  Watch for frequent updates in the coming weeks. Cheers!