Lapidary Services

The Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society offers a variety of services to support your lapidary projects and rock-related interests. Our dedicated team and well-equipped facilities ensure that you have everything you need to bring your ideas to life, whether you’re identifying a mineral, cutting rocks, or accessing exclusive rock sales.

Rock Cutting

Our rock cutting service allows you to utilize our 18-inch and 24-inch saws to cut rocks into halves and slabs. Whether you need precise cuts for cabochon making or larger slabs for other projects, our equipment and experienced staff are here to assist.

The saw shed is currently closed for repairs. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Please check back later for updates.

Members may use the equipment as part of their membership benefits

Contact us to schedule a date and time to use the saws. Our volunteer instructors will help set up the saws and provide guidance to ensure safe and accurate cutting.

  • 18" Saw

    Rock cutting services are available for $3 per cut.

  • 24" Saw

    Rock cutting services are available for $5 per cut.

Rock Sales

Take advantage of our exclusive rock sales, featuring a wide variety of rocks and minerals that we have collected over the years through various donations. This is a great opportunity for Society members to find materials for thier projects, whether you're looking for something specific or just browsing for inspiration.

Members may purchase rocks as part of their membership benefits

Contact us to schedule a date and time to check out the latest additions and purchase rocks.

Prices vary based on the type and weight of the materials available.

Mineral ID

Not sure what you’ve found? Our mineral identification service helps you determine the type of rocks and minerals in your collection. Our experts use a variety of tools and references to accurately identify your specimens.

Contact Jim Hutchings to schedule an appointment for mineral identification.

Phone: (916)995-7380



Our library offers a comprehensive collection of books, magazines, and videos on lapidary techniques, geology, and mineralogy. It’s a valuable resource for expanding your knowledge and finding inspiration for your next project.

The library is open during regular shop hours. Members can borrow materials, while non-members can only view material on-site.


Scheduling Process

To schedule for a service, please contact the volunteer member directly using the contact information provided under each service listing.

Payment is accepted in cash or by check when you attend the scheduled service.

For more information or inquiries, please contact our Lapidary Shop Director.

Lapidary Shop Director

Sherri Collins


Phone: (916) 704-2682

Training and Safety Guidelines

Please review our training guidelines before utilizing the lapidary equipment. Safety and machine maintenance are our top priorities, so make sure to follow all instructions and precautions provided.

Remember to sign in when visiting the Lapidary Shop and before accessing any services to ensure smooth operation.


Roseville Rock Rollers Lapidary Shop