Company History

Our founder, Bernie Kirckof, worked in the lapidary and jewelry business in southern Minnesota starting in 1954, doing business as Rochester Lapidary Supply Company.  In 1997 the business started using the name Bernie's Lapidary Supply Company.  Today we at Bernie's Lapidary offer a variety of products and services.  We sell lapidary tools, supplies, and equipment, along with hobbyists' supplies, mineral specimens, fossils, and books.  We have also created a sister site Bernie's Jewelry for our new and vintage jewelry, custom-made jewelry, engagement rings, fine diamonds and gemstones, mountings, findings, and more!

FOR SALE:  Our Lapidary Supply Business!

Now that we are focusing on our jewelry business, our lapidary business is FOR SALE to anyone who is interested!  Would you like to start selling lapidary tools, supplies, machines, rocks & minerals, hobbyists' gear, and more?  Or perhaps you are an established business looking to add to your existing inventory?  Our merchandise is ideal for selling online as well as in-store!  Contact our owner Carole Kent-Kirckof at (507) 282-3233 and ask about buying our lapidary business today!

Find out more....

Interested in buying our lapidary business?  Click on "Business" to view our photos and price lists, and call our owner Carole Kent-Kirckof at (507) 282-3233 to find out more!