Photographs of member’s work including cabs, tumbled and faceted stones.
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On View at the Museum
Bob has created a display of many of his opal specimens.
Barrie’s lockdown project
Gold rocker cradle – made in 1850s style for washing the gold bearing gravels to extract the gold.
Materials – petrified wood from Durras Mountain, rhodonite from Copeton Dam, (Inverell), bronze shim, and metal fly screen.
Kibble bucket – used in early mining to lift ore to the surface – Chinchilla wood
Wheel barrow – based on 1850s style of barrows on the goldfields
Knife – N. Z. jade with brass fittings
Oyster Knife – N.Z. jade and aluminium
Comb – N.Z jade
Dice – Rhodonite from Copeton Dam, Inverell, with brass fittings.
Max’s Agate from Agate Creek during his 2021 Trip
Old glass faceted by Garry
Lapis lazuli earrings being completed by Wendy
Agate earrings completed by Rudy
Tasmanian agate polished by Barrie
Local rhyolite polished by Barrie and Rudy
Rhodonite polished by Bevan
Lace Agate polished by Garry
Polished and faceted specimens by Max