The Mount Clemens Gem & Lapidary Society has been in existence since 1969. Our purpose is to educate the general public about the lapidary arts and earth sciences.


Chris Pyszora is still the club president.

We have openings for the following positions: Recording Secretary, Treasurer.

On March 2nd, 2016 we met at the Mt. Clemens Public Library. Not many members attended. 

We have a volunteer for the position of Vice President. Thank you Sue for all you have done. Karla Giuliano has raised her hand and taken the oath of the Vice President office. Is there an Oath? Maybe not. Anyway welcome Karla to the board.

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD: Over for another year. Don’t have the final count yet. 

The 44TH ANNUAL METRO ROCK SWAP is coming soon. It is hosted by The Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society. Saturday, March 19, 2016. from 10 am to 5 pm. At St. John’s Lutheran Church. 13115 Telegraph Road, Taylor, Michigan.

For table reservation call: 734-259-8532, $15 per 8 foot table.  SWAP, SELL, BUY. Minerals, Crystals, Fossils, Slabs, Jewelry, Beads, Lapidary Items, Related Books.

Upcoming out of state shows. The Parma Lapidary Club located in the Cleveland, OH area will be hosting their ROCK-A-RAMA Jewelry, Gem Fossil & Mineral Show on Saturday & Sunday May 14 & 15 from 10 AM to 5 PM. It will be held at the Soccer Sportsplex at 31515 Lorain Ave, N. Olmsted, OH. (Take I-480 West to Exit 2)

Gems, Minerals, Beads, Fossils, Live Demos, Cracking Geodes, Kids Corner, Gem Mine, Silent/Chinese Auctions Door Prizes, Exhibits, and More! Admission is Adults $6.00, children under 12 and scouts in uniform free when accompanied by an adult. $1.00 off with this flyer. Free Parking.

For more info: parmalapidary@yahoo.com.

The MICHIGAN GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY presents: “MAY THE QUARTZ BE WITH YOU 2016″ Annual Show. Gems, Rocks, Beads, Raffle, Fossils, Exhibits, Jewelry, Minerals, Door Prizes. Silent Auction, Demonstrations, Lapidary Supplies.

March 18-19-20 at Jackson Co. Fairgrounds, American One Event Center. 200 W Ganson, Jackson, MI.  Adults – $4.00, Seniors $2.00, Students $1.00, Under 5 free.  Girl & Boy Scouts, Military Personnel in Uniform – Free. Contact information: Sally Hoskin at 517-522-3396,  www.mgmsrockclub.com (I will get and post the past digit soon)

Friday  -  10am to 7pm,          Saturday     –     10am to 6pm,          Sunday   –   11am to 5pm

Mt. Clemens Public Library, 150 Cass Ave, Mt Clemens, MI 48043, North side between Mack Ave and Miller St.

We have a room reserved for our use on a bi-monthly basis starting March 2, 2016. Don’t forget we have changed the day of the meetings to Wednesday starting at 6:30 for the board meeting and 7:00 for the membership meeting.

The Crystal Gazer needs something to write about. I know there are members that do things others may want to know about. Send articles or descriptions to have it printed in the Gazer. Send to Ken Kreskowiak at

kkres24@yahoo.com with the subject being CG ARTICLE.

MEMBERSHIP INFO: Please remit asap. Thank you.

Individual $20.00
Family $35.00
Initiation fee $2.00 per person
Family consists of 1 or 2 parents with a child under 18.
Make checks payable to MCGLS
If renewing please include your Name, Address, Tel #’s and email address so we can keep our records up to date.
Send payment to:
c/o Ken Kreskowiak
23159 Scotch Pine Ln
Macomb MI 48042

Email: kkres24@yahoo.com subject: membership

NOTE: Don’t forget to visit this website from time to time. We also have a Facebook page at Mt. Clemens Gem and Lapidary Society. We will be posting information to both sites.

Last update: Feb 7, 2016