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January 2024
Salt Water Electro Etching

January 2024

Rokua Geopark; Experiments in Salt Water Electro Etching; El-Dorado Topaz; Rhodochrosite; Crystal Healing: An Overview; "Ring of Fire" Mining News
December 2023
'Tis the Season

December 2023

Christmas Party in on!; On-Line Auction; Polishing Metal; 'Tis the Season... for Shopping; Supervolcanoes; Chlorite
November 2023
It's Around Your Finger

November 2023

Silversmiths Summer Challenge; RIP W. Jason Morgan, geophysicist who described plate tectonics; Stibnite; Topaz Marbella; Comarca Minera Geopark; Federal CMIF Launched
October 2023
It's Around Your Finger

October 2023

Dimensioning Rings; Gem Show Photos; Rocktober Field Trips
September 2023
The Gem Show is Back

September 2023

Volunteer for the Show!; A Visit to an Historic Stone Quarry; Saw Like an Expert; Tremolite; Ontario Mineral Collecting Policy; Special costume jewellery and findings sale; The Black Star of Queensland; Gem Show Poster
June 2023
AGM Results and the Onset of Summer

June 2023

Summary of the Annual General Meeting; The Art of Tool Maintenance; Historic Pakenham Stone Bridge; Dolomite
May 2023
Auctions and Shows and Field Trips Galore

May 2023

May Auction: Spring Cleaning; OLMC Gem Show September. 16-17; Upcoming Gem Shows and Activities; Interesting Finds: Florida; Spoon Rings; Tumbler Ridge Geopark; Cuprite
April 2023
Great OLMC Jewellery Challenge

April 2023

Great OLMC Jewellery Challenge #10; Wieliczka Salt Mine; Lepidolite; Lost & Found: Intaglios Down the Drain; In Memoriam: Ann Jensen
March 2023
Gem and Mineral Shows Every Weekend!

March 2023

Membership Report; Stone Intarsia; Home Studio Setup; Géoparc de Percé
February 2023
Uzbekistan Calling!

February 2023

CCFMS Lapidary Committee; Stonehammer UNESCO GeoPark; Celestine; Hunga Tonga Volcano Eruption (video); Uzbekistan: Ancient Supplier of Fine Tin; Lua de Maraba Topaz
January 2023
Happy New Year Everybody!

January 2023

News from around the world; Lodolite Quartz; Soldering Basics.
December 2022
The Great OLMC Silvermiths Challenge #7

December 2022

Member Chair's Message - Member Survey; Braganza "Diamond"; Great OLMC Silvermiths Challenge #7
November 2022
Field Trip Reports and A New Auction

November 2022

November Auction; Tools/Product Reviews; Goddess on the Throne; Star of Adam Sapphire; Field Trip Reports; Vesuvianite
October 2022
Thank you for the Great Show!

October 2022

Scenes from a Gem Show; Lassen Volcanic National Park; Actinolite
Gem Show Supplement
Welcome to the Gem, Mineral & Jewellery Show and Sale

Gem Show Supplement

Photo Essay of the Ottawa Lapsmith & Mineral Club's annual Gem, Mineral and Jewellery Show & Sale.
September 2022
Welcome to the Gem, Mineral & Jewellery Show and Sale

September 2022

This is Metal; Ngorongoro Conservation Area; Carletonite; Show Supplement
June 2022
The OLMC Gem Show is Back!

June 2022

Show Chair's Message; OLMC Gem Show; Silversmith Challenge 5; Smithsonite; Order Forms for Books from Mineralogical Association of Canada
May 2022
Spring Cleaning

May 2022

May Auction; OLMC Gem Show; News of the World; Scanographic Art; Safety in Your Home Workshop; Diquis Spheres; Gold Smugglers Caught.
April 2022
Return of the Gem Show

April 2022

Jewellery Making Challenge #4; OLMC Gem Show; News of the World; The Strongest Material on Earth; Faces of Pyrite
March 2022
Drilling the Right Way

March 2022

Cassiterite; News of the World; A Gift from Ann Sabina; Basic Technique for Drilling Glass or Soft Stone; Valley of the Whales
February 2022
A Month of Love

February 2022

February Auction; News of the World; Jump Ring Chains: The Variations; Spirit of de Grisogono Diamond; Topaz
January 2022
The New Year is Upon Us

January 2022

The Richelieu Sapphires; News of the World; Thunder Bay Cascades; Chain Stitch for Days; Fluorite