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September 2 - 5, 2016
Labor Day weekend
Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society
35th Annual Gem & Mineral Spectacular
Colorful World of Jaspers
Friday-Sunday September 2-4: 10 AM to 6 PM
Monday September 5: 10 AM to 5 PM
Whitmire Activiy Center
301 Lily Pond Rd
*Demonstrations*Exhibits*Hourly Prizes*Refreshments Available*
For more info check our website: HCGMS.com
Admission: $4.00 Adults
Children under 12 accompanied by an adult are free
$1.00 off admisson with coupon on our website!
|Sept. 23 - 25, 2016
28th Annual Show
Jacksonville Gem and Mineral Society
Morocco Shrine Auditorium
3800 St. Johns Bluff Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224
Admission: $4 or $6 for three day pass
Children under 12 FREE with guardian:
Seniors and Military with ID get $1 OFF
80+ dealers from around the world, hourly door prizes, 5 Grand prize drawings, Moon rock display on loan from NASA made possible by Dr. Mike Reynolds. Club Hospitality table, 20+ Club competition display cases, Sky Lab exhibit. 4 special faceting Lectures from noted Faceters. All major faceting equipment dealers and National tool and equipment dealers will be represented.
Special Large lapidary demos each hour. Continuous Educational exhibits on Silversmithing, Cold Connections, Faceting, Cabbing, Beading, Gem trees and more. Large junior’s booth, Gem ID and Gem mining sluice. Scouting educational sessions to earn merit Badges in rocks and metal work.
web site : www.jaxgemandmineral.org/
3800 St. Johns Bluff Rd
Jacksonville, Florida 32224
Show contact: Jason Hamilton, Show Chair, 904-294-4744, JGMS-SHOWhotmail.com
September 25 - 27, 2015
"THE FLORIDA FACETERS FROLIC"
in conjunction with
Location: Morocco Temple A.A.O.N.M.S.
Show Dates: September 25, 26, 27, 2015
Show Times: Friday 1 PM to 6 PM
will have speakers, gem cad lessons, faceting lessons, faceting machine
dealers, and faceting rough dealers and there may be some very special
surprise guests joining us from the TV show Prospectors.
Friday: 1 pm - Dianne Eames, G.G. gem faceter, bench jeweler, will be talking about faceting Topaz.
Friday: 3 pm - Tom Mitchell, author, faceter and faceting instructor, will be talking about faceting tricks and tips.
Saturday: 10 am - Scott Forward, retired geologist and gem and mineral ID instructor at William Holland, will be discussing mineral ID
Saturday: 1 pm - Ann Cahoon, bench jeweler, jewelry arts instructor and DVD author, will be discussing various ways to set gems.
Saturday: 3 pm - Dianne Eames, G.G., gem faceter, bench jeweler, will be back to talk about polishing.
Sunday: 10 am - John Rolphe,
the owner of Gearloose, a faceting product
manufacturer and retailer, will be discussing
Sunday: 1 pm - Gary Beckman, G.G. retired, will be discussing gem treatments.
and Saturday: 10 am till 5 pm - Introduction to Faceting. Anyone
interested in learning to facet is welcome. Class Fee: $50.00
For information on class registration, please contact Tom Mitchell below.
Show Contact: Tom Mitchell 352-446-4866
The Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Inc.
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