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Welcome to the Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association [CCGMA]. The CCGMA is a nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of creating, developing, and encouraging interest in the rock, gem, and mineral hobbies as well as locating and identifying various material through field trips.Our club is one of the few gem and mineral clubs to have its very own workshop, where our members have the use of many types of equipment to practice and perfect their lapidary skills. It also allows us to teach those skills to many newcomers to the hobby. In addition our club has classes on wire wrapping, faceting, chain making and silversmithing. We have creative learning activities for all ages. Each Fall, we sponsor a Gem and Mineral show here in Sequim, Washington.

Current Event Reminders:

New:   Day time class on making Holiday Earrings
Time: Nov. 10, 12:30 to 3:30 pm
Place: The shop on Hooker Rd.
Cost: $5.00 plus the cost of materials
Reservations required: 4 students maximum

The cost of materials will depend on what you bring. You may choose to bring your own  earring findings and beads if you want to make any earrings that you need help on.  The instructor will have various findings and beads and wire for candy cane earrings,  snowmen, Christmas trees and angels. You may pick and choose what you would like  to do.  Bring round nose pliers, flush cutters, and 2 pairs of flat nose and/or chain nose pliers if you have them. For questions and reservations, please call Kathy Bachman at 681-3994.

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Next Monthly Luncheon - Monday, November 3  at the Oak Table in Sequim at 12:30 (for the entire year’s dates and locations go to the bottom of the Events Tab).

Next Monthly Meeting  -  Tuesday, November 18  at 7:00 p.m.  in The Fifth Avenue, at 500 Hendrickson Road near North 5th Ave in Sequim, Washington.  Visitors are welcome!


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