Links to more information on Rocks & Minerals: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.
“Rock and Gem” and “Lapidary Journal” are magazines that offer a variety of information on lapidary art, collecting, and rocks and minerals. For lapidary equipment, tools, rough rock and findings check out the listed suppliers. Lapidary clubs can be found worldwide each magazine lists lapidary clubs and upcoming rock & gem shows in the United States and abroad.
Rock & Gem – www.rockngem.com
Paragon Book Gallery offers a large selection of books on Asian culture.
For a complete listing of lapidary clubs in the United States and internationally, visit www.lapidaryworld.com/clubs_worldwide.html
The Earth Science Club of Northern Illinois is a club dedicated to rock hounds (young and old). Find out about field trips and information on rocks, minerals and fossils, especially the Mazon Creek fossils of Illinois.
The West Suburban Lapidary Club is dedicated to lapidary hobbyists. If you are interested in learning how to cut & polish stones and silversmithing this is it!