Frankston Lapidary Club

Celebrating 50 years of lapidary! Click here for a history of the club


Are you looking to contribute your time and skills to a group of like minded people? Become a member of our club and participate in functions and help others to learn and contribute.

Adult membership is open to anyone over the age of 16. An initial joining fee and an annual membership fee apply. Junior membership for those aged 12 - 16 is available, with parental supervision.


Our clubroom is home to a variety of equipment for gem cutting, faceting, polishing, silversmithing, etc.


The club has active field trip organisers and skilled and motivated instructors to make your time with the club enjoyable and productive


We have a range of minerals and specimens on display in our clubroom

Opening times:

We are open for the listed session times BUT you must book in with Jo (President) as with limited machines booking the area you wish to use is vital. Remember that each session does cost $5

  • Wednesday 10:00am to 2:00pm and 6:30pm to 10pm
  • Thursdays are currently not open
  • Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm and 2:00pm to 6:00pm

The club provides a range of activities for all ages


Classes are run on a regular basis for active members (subject to a waiting list). The following courses are available:

  • Faceting
  • Cabochon cutting
  • Opal carving
  • Chain weaving
  • Silversmithing


Established for over 50 years, Frankston and Peninsula Lapidary Club is now situated on Robinsons Rd Frankston; at Robinsons Park, in the first building (the old baseball club) as you drive in on the right.