We Teach Lapidary Arts

The Vista Gem & Mineral Society offers beginner (new student) and advanced level classes. Sessions run for eight weeks. Our classes are extremely popular and fill quickly. Contact us for upcoming session dates. In addition, we hold Open Shops.

Classroom Location: 1930 Watson Way, Suite B, Vista

How to sign up:

Contact us for session dates. Once you have a confirmed class starting date, you can hold your place paying for your class. Please mail in a check to the address below.

Open Shops

We offer open shops for club members who have completed the first set of classes. You must be a current (paid) VGMS member to participate in open shops. If you aren’t already a member, you can sign up when you come to the shop.

When: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm

$20 for a 4-hour session
$10 for 2 hours (9-11 OR 11-1)

New Students

Learn to cut and polish stones, and silversmithing skills

Advanced Students

Continue learning and use our classroom and equipment to advance your skills

Open Shop

Complete the first set of classes then come for open shops

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