Livingston Gem and Mineral Society

Our Mission

The Livingston Gem and Mineral Society is a nonprofit organization and member of the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies.  Our purpose is to promote, through educational means, public interest and increased knowledge in the fields of mineralogy, archaeology, paleontology, and the lapidary arts. 

Come visit us!

We are located at the Hartland Consolidated School building

9525 E. Highland Rd.

Howell, MI  48843-9098

Workshop Hours:

Monday:  10am - 1pm

Tuesday:  9am - 9pm Wednesday:  10am - 9pm Friday:  10am - 2pm

We enjoy newcomers because we have a wealth of knowlege to share about:

  • Gemstone types and characteristics

  • Cutting slabs

  • Cutting cabachons

  • Jewelry making

  • Soldering

  • Stone setting

  • Wire wrapping

  • Making lampwork beads

2015 Officers and Chairpersons
President: Bryant Hiiter
Vice President: Gayland Allen
Secretary: Sheila York
Treasurer: Peggy Petito
Second year Directors: Margaret Edmundson, Paul McEwen
Third year Directors: Ed Oller, John Petito
Hospitality: Venus Sage
Sunshine: Isla Mitchell
Shop Chairpersons: Gayland Allen, Ed Oller
Newsletter and Membership: Isla Mitchell
Historian: Chuck Amberger
Library: Bryant Hiiter
Webmaster: Emily Saling
General Membership Meetings are held monthly
on the 3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m. (Except in January
and February when board meetings are held in
the shop at 1 p.m.)