Orange Belt Mineralogical Society
205 Benedict St. #8

San Bernardino, California

Shop Phone: (909) 381 - 0089

Shop Hours:
Monday 4 p.m. - 8 pm
Tuesday 4 p.m. - 8 pm
Saturday 10 - 3 pm
Second and Fourth Sunday 10 - 2 pm

 Learn more about gems, rocks and minerals

on this segment of INLAND EMPIRE ALIVE!

Orange Belt Mineralogical Society (OBMS) - established in 1933.  A non-profit club of rock enthusiasts who hunt for rocks, develop their lapidary skills, and fabricate jewelry and rock artifacts in a workshop in San Bernardino, California.  We organize hunts for rocks and teach lapidary, wire wrapping, silversmithing, and lost wax casting skills.  You can make a cabachon on your first visit.


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There will be a local OBMS Rock & Gem Tailgate Shows in December 9 &10, 2016

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OBMS Phone:  (909) 381 - 0089

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Come join us at our workshop in
San Bernardino, California

205 Benedict St. #8
San Bernardino, California

(909) 381 - 0089

 Shop Hours:

Monday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday 10 - 3 p.m.
Second and Fourth Sunday 10 - 2 p.m.

You'll learn where
to look for rocks and:

  • How to make spheres and cabochons
  • Carve stone
  • Jewelry wire wrapping
  • Silver smithing and lost wax casting 
  • and more!

Directions to OBMS shop
in San Bernardino, California:

From the 10 FWY to 215 North.

Exit Orange Show Rd. turn East.

Turn  left onto Arrowhead Ave.

Turn right onto Benedict St.
(You'll see a carpet store are on the corner.)

Turn into the second driveway on the right.

Look for the OBMS sign, stall #8

We look forward to seeing you!



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    Want to check out OBMS?

We invite you to join us
at the workshop for our MONTHLY

    OBMS members have a BBQ on the 2nd Saturday of every month. This is a good time to come on down and tour the workshop.  You can start working with stone, on a nice piece of jewelry or that rock you've been meaning to cut while enjoying some good food with good people. 

    Bring a favorite dish that you know everyone will like.  Bring a friend.  Enjoy the warm and friendly atmosphere of fellow rock hounds. Like always, donations are welcome. 

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