We are on the road this month to two of our favourite gem and mineral shows, which happen to be the longest running shows in Canada!

Thursday August 3rd - 10am to 6pm
Friday August 4th - 10am to 6pm
Saturday August 5th - 10am to 6pm
Sunday August 6th - 10am to 5pm

North Hastings Community Centre
103 Newkirk Blvd
Bancroft, Ontario


Friday August 18th - 10am to 5pm
Saturday August 19th - 10am to 5pm
Sunday August 20th - 10am to 5pm

Lion's Arena
2163 Western Ave.
Parrsboro, Nova Scotia


Are you looking to learn something new this year? Why not sign up for one of our classes? Note: there are more scheduled for the months ahead. Check the classes page for the details. If there is a technique you are wanting to learn, but don't see a date option available, let us know and we can schedule a date.

Classes must be paid for in advance and there is a maximum of 5 students per class. Fees include a kit.

Saturday August 12th - 9:30 to 12pm - $75
Knotted Mala -  Learn the traditional knotting technique to create a Mala. A tassel will be provided but you will be shown how to make your own.

Saturday August 12th - 1 to 3:30pm - $65
Ruffle Necklace - Using 4 sizes of seed beads, create a peyote stitch scalloped necklace. This technique is labour intensive; you will not complete the project in class. Previous knowledge of peyote is required (this is not a beginner class).

Saturday August 26th - 9:30 to 12pm - $65
Loopy Pendant - 
Using an assortment of gemstone beads and wire, create a looped pendant. You will also be shown how to make a basic pair of earrings.

Saturday August 26th - 1pm to 3:30pm $65
Wire Wrapped Pendants - Using round, square and half round wire; create a cage to wrap around a stone pendant. Two different styles will be created in this class.

Tuesday August 29th - 1:30 to 4pm - $65
Peyote 2.0 - Take your peyote skills to the next level. Mixing 4 sizes of seed beads, create a wave style bracelet.