The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore, Inc. is an
organization with the purpose of increasing awareness and appreciation of the lapidary arts and sharing the knowledge of lapidary sciences and jewelry fabrication with the local community. The Guild is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization
The Guild provides informational programs at our monthly meetings held the 1st Tuesday of each month, September thru June, at 7:30 PM, in our
Workshop located at Meadow Mill,
3600 Clipper Mill Road, suite 116,
Baltimore, MD 21211.
The Guild sponsors classes in both lapidary and jewelry fabrication, runs field trips and sponsors exhibitions such as the GEM MINERAL & JEWELRY SHOW ; held annually at the Howard County Fairgrounds.
The Guild is an affiliated member of EFMLS
(Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies / Region IV Delaware, Maryland, DC and VA).
We are one of the few Guilds that operate and maintain a Member's Workshop. The shop is fully equipped with slab and trim saws, multiple lapidary forming and polishing stations, torch soldering stations for metal working and jeweler's benches equipped with Foredam style rotary tools.