Additional Lapidary Resources
If you are interested in learning more about lapidary art there are a number of sources to contact:
For other references call, write, or e-mail the Lizzadro Museum with inquiries.
Magazines Lapidary Journal
Rock & Gem
Clubs Lapidary clubs can be found worldwide. For a complete listing of lapidary clubs in the United States and Internationally see the Lapidary Journal May 2001.
Two major clubs in the Chicago area are:
Classes Lapidary classes are offered at many park districts, senior centers and community colleges throughout the United States. Check your local listings.
Gem City College in Quincy, Illinois is dedicated exclusively to lapidary and jewelry arts.
Gemology Gemologists are specially trained professionals that can identify and sometimes appraise gemstones. For more information in obtaining a degree in gemology
contact: The Gemological Institute of America.
Shows Rock & Mineral, Fossil and Gem Shows are held throughout the year. See Rock & Gem and Lapidary Journal for complete show listings around the United States and major international shows.