ABOUT OUR CLUB 


We are a incorporated non-profit organization which is lead by a volunteer-based board of directors. Meetings are held monthly, except for the summer months of July and August, on the third Friday of each month.

Meetings are held from 7pm to approximately 9pm depending on speaker presentations, normally a short club business section then the presentation.  Presentations cover a wide range of topics from Opal mining in Australia to making mosaics to jewellery wrapping to mining Herkimer diamonds, come to a meeting and enjoy being entertained, everyone is welcome to come check us out.

The Telephone City Crystal, our newsletter, is published January through to June then from September to December and will be emailed to all current members and will be available on our website.  Our Newsletters cover a wide range of topics from local minerals and collecting sites to Canadian and World collecting site, how to articles, member trips and so much more.

Meetings are held in-person at the T.B. Costain/S.C. Johnson Community Centre at 16 Morell St., Brantford Ontario or via Zoom meetings.

Our workshop is located at the Braeside Camp just outside of Paris Ontario. Open to both members and non-members, the First visit is free for members as well as non-members other members of clubs under the CCFMS umbrella.

Our Spring Gem and Mineral show is an annual event held in early April at the Paris Fairgrounds.  It is always very well attended with many local vendors as well as vendors from across Ontario and the country, even few from the USA.  Everything is available under one roof, Jewellery, Specimens, Fossils, interactive displays for children like the great mining adventure, discovering fossil fish with the University of Waterloo.  Club displays and demonstrations and a silent auction where you can pick up amazing deals.

Membership yearly fees are $30 for individuals or $35 for a family and are active from the beginning of January to the end of December.   New members are always welcome, come out to one of our meetings and check us out, or make your first visit to our workshop and see how you enjoy the experience.  Please note until further notice all covid-19 protocols must be adhered to, for your safety and others.



If you wish to join our club, whether your new to rock hounding or a seasoned expert, everyone is welcome.

Memberships are $30 for individuals or $35 for a family per year.

Payments may be made by several methods.

Via e-transfers to thebrantfordlapandmin@GMAIL.COM

Via in person at our workshop when open

Via mail: The Brantford Lapidary and Mineral Society

420 Bronte St. S #117

Milton, Ont.

L9T 0H9

What are your interest:

______ Lapidary

______ Minerals

______ Faceting

______ Field Trips

______ Fossils

______ Jewellery

______ Micro-Mounts

GIVEAWAYS, RAFFLES AND CONTESTS

THIS CONTEST IS NOW OVER.  A NEW GIVAWAY WILL OCCUR SOON SO STAY TUNED.
The new owner of the vintage rock tumbler is @brookeadell

Give away. visit our Instagram page.
We’re giving away a vintage rock tumbler made in Galt, Ontario!
she spins like a dream & would hold a handful of rocks!
need some grits? a little bird told us our local pals at @robert_hall_originals has some in stock!
Want to win this little machine? All you have to do is go to INSTAGRAM & give us a follow & tag two friends in the comments of the giveaway post! That’s it!
Contest will be closed Monday November 22nd at 2pm. Winner will be announced via stories & privately messaged!
Happy Tuesday & best of luck
Instagram link.