Sunday January 4th – Lapidary day:
1-4pm at The Moore house. 718 Franklin Ave Davenport, IA 52806. Craig or Kellie 563-445-3034.
Bring a rock to cut or cut a stone with club materials. We can also cover mineral prep, cleaning crystals with a water gun and trimming with a saw to make a more attractive specimen.
Gem Tree Workshop:
Saturday January 7th 1-4pm at the Davenport Public Library on Eastern Ave. Rm. A – located across the Coffee Shop area. Come make a beautiful GEM tree with us. Please bring any supplies you may have: Chip beads, wire, a base stone to put your tree on. We will try to supply whatever you may not have in order to make your tree.
January Club Meeting
Our next meeting is Wednesday January 21st at Hauberg Civic Center in Rock Island, IL at 6pm. Topics will be upcoming show, meeting of the minds for club activities, and club meetings.
Spring Show -
April 25,26: Black Hawk Gem and Mineral Club Spring Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show, Clarion Hotel 5202 Brady St, Davenport, IA 52806 Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The show will feature rocks, minerals, fossils, agates, geodes, tumbled stones, beads, silver and beaded jewelry, carved stones, spheres, arrowheads and much more. There will be demonstrations on Glass bead Making, Faceting, and Flint Knapping. You can learn to make arrowheads and/or Crack you own Geodes. Admission is free. For information call (563) 445-3034