Come to our 2019 show!

The Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club hosts a gem, jewelry, bead, and mineral show on the last full weekend of September each year.  Since 2013 the venue for the show has been the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds in Lodi, CA.  (On a PC right click on the flyer image and select "View Image" for a larger view that you can print and bring with you to the show for a $2 admission fee discount for the entire family.)

See the Story of our Show


Typically, over 30 dealers come to our show to display and sell a wide variety of  fascinating natural and crafted "treasures" from the earth. You'll see lots of precious natural and cut and polished gemstones, unique natural crystal specimens, colorful minerals cut and shaped and polished, custom made beads, jewelry making supplies, finished jewelry, and so much more!

Children's Activities

For youngsters we provide opportunities to:

  •  Cut open geodes; pan for gold;
  • Make bracelets with chips of purple amethyst, gold tiger eye, clear quartz, green peridot, and many other minerals in attractive colors;
  •  "Prospect" in a sandbox for minerals, crystals, and fossils;
  • Win unique mineral and crystal specimens as bean-bag-toss prizes;
  • Visit our black-out tent with its glow-in-the-dark mineral fluorescence exhibit;
  • and much more. 

Exhibits and Demonstrations

Dozens of members of the Stockton, Lodi, and other neighboring clubs present showcases of their lapidary work and interests, including top quality jewelry, shaped and polished minerals, crystals, metal craft, fossils, and a wide variety of imaginative creations.

In addition there are display booths for members to demonstrate their favorite lapidary skills, including student demonstrators from the Modesto Junior College lapidary classes.