open shops

Vista Gem and Mineral Society offers a lapidary class that runs in eight-week sessions and meets at the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum in Vista, CA (2040 N. Santa Fe Ave.)

Normally the First and Third Saturday of the Month
10 am - 2 pm

We offer open shops for members who have completed the first set of classes.  You will also need to be a club member to participate in open shops.

Vista, Ca

New Students
6 pm - 9 pm

Students learn to cut and polish stones, then add silversmithing skills that will allow them to use the stones to create beautiful jewelry. 

The classes are $75.00 per 8-week session, plus the cost of materials. This is an extremely popular class and fills quickly. In order to be considered a student in the classes payment does need to be paid upfront first.

You can send a check to:
2040 N. Sante Fe Ave.
Vista, CA 92083 

 some one will confirm when the next class is available

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We teach lapidary arts