11 April 2019

Regular Members’ Monthly Meeting 11 April 2019 (Monday) – Gemstone Faceting Techniques in Hong Kong over the Past 40 Years Speaker: Mr KM Cheung Kam Ming Language: Cantonese This interesting talk shall be conducted in Cantonese. It is the essence of KM’s lifetime experience in the gemstone industry.    …

8 April 2019

Extra Members’ Meeting 8 April 2019 (MONDAY) – Namibia: In search of desert landscapes, animals, birds and minerals Speaker:Ian Strachan Language:English Members may remember Ian’s superb talk on Broken Hill last year. He returns to Hong Kong in April and will give us a talk following his travels to Namibia…

14 March 2019

March Members’ Monthly Meeting 14 March 2019 (Thursday) – From Plate Tectonics to Gemstone Formation Speaker: Ms Trudy Kwong Language: English Plate tectonics is a theory that explains the structure of the Earth’s lithosphere and its associated geological phenomena. The relative plate motions create earthquakes, volcanic activities, and mountain belts along the plate boundaries. They…

22 February 2019

Annual General Meeting & Auction Dinner 22 February 2019 (Friday) – Our AGM and dinner will take place at the Kiangsu, Chekiang and Shanghai Residents’ Association in Central. In addition to the brief AGM agenda and election of the 2019 committee, Daniel Cheung and Leo Tang are planning a splendid…

14 February 2019

February Members’ Monthly Meeting 14 February 2019 (Thursday) – A Visit to the Azores Islands Speaker: Professor Vincent Wong Wai Shing Language: English Professor Wong, a regular speaker at our meetings, travels widely and frequently to unusual and beautiful parts of our world. Come along and hear about this autonomous region…

10 January 2019

January Members’ Monthly Meeting 10 January 2019 (Thursday) – The Classification and Grading of Opal Speaker: Mr. Eddy Wong Language: Cantonese Eddy Wong’s father has been involved in the Australian opal trade since 1979, from buying raw material up to lapidary. Now Eddy has taken charge of the opal polishing and jewellery manufacturing factory and he will share his know ledge and experience with us. He will talk about different opal producing localities around the world, the differences between the localities and the opal…