Gem Show! Vallejo Gem Show!

Vallejo Gem Show

Vallejo Gem Show !
The Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society Annual Gem Show starts on 2/22/2020. The Gem Show ends on 2/23/2020. The Gem Show is located at: Solano County Fairgrounds, McCormack Hall 900 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, California 94589, United States.

Vallejo Gem Show
Vallejo Gem Show

Please mark your calendars for the gem show! We’ll be holding drawings, a silent auction, a kids corner, and lots more! Its a bunch of fun!

Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society was founded October 8, 1954.

It was formed by rockhounds interested in sharing their interest and knowledge of rocks, minerals, geology, and other aspects of rockhounding and collecting, cutting, and polishing.

We are a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization dedicated to sharing our knowledge and talents of lapidary, lost wax casting, wire wrapping, silversmithing, beading, and other jewelry and crafting skills.

The shop is located at 900 Fairgrounds Dr., Vallejo, CA 94589
Our shop hours are:
Tuesday 10am-12pm , 4pm-7pm
Wednesday 9:30am-12:00pm
Friday 4pm-7pm
Saturday 10am-1pm

We are a member of the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies. For information on the Federation, follow this link: http://www.cfmsinc.org/

If you would like more info on local Mineral shows and rockhound clubs click on the American Geode News page for up to date listings and links to Gem Show, Mineral Show, and Fossil Show announcements. American Geode updates our rockhound news twice an hour and showcase the top mineral shows and rockhound news in the USA and the World. Also, follow American Geode on Twitter for even more rockhound events, commentary, and laughable quips from American Geode. https://twitter.com/AmericanGeode

JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show

JOGS Gem and Jewelry Show

JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
International miners, designers and manufacturers carrying mineral specimens, geodes, rough/raw materials, crystals, gemstones, diamonds, gemstone decor and carvings, fossils, turquoise, lapidary and jewelry-making tools and supplies, cabochons, beads, findings, jewelry, and more

Flyer: https://jogsshow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/facebook-jogs-w2020-colorful-1200×1200.jpg

01/30/2020 – 02/10/2020

Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM, last day 10 AM – 4 PM

Parking: Free
Admission: Free for registered businesses on jogsshow.com, tickets available for the public

Tucson Expo Center
3750 E. Irvington Road
Tucson, AZ 85714

The JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
International Market For Gem and Jewelry Professionals
more than 40,000 visitors

JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show is one of the leading gem and jewelry events in North America for all gemstone, jewelry, and mineral industry professionals and is one of the key jewelry markets in the world.

JOGS Tucson Show brings together international wholesalers, manufacturers and designers of jewelry, gem dealers, and stone cutters, showcasing new designs and new ideas. Exhibitors bring the best selection and largest stocks to choose from.

Gem dealers and miners bring their best rough materials, cabs, best quality of cut stones, minerals and new discoveries from Russia, Brazil, USA, Thailand, India, Madagascar, Africa, Colombia, Australia, Canada, China and other countries, attracting gem hunters from around the world.

JOGS Gem and Jewelry Show is hosted twice a year, fall and winter time. The winter show happens during the Tucson Gem Show.

JOGS Gem and Jewelry Show
JOGS Gem and Jewelry Show

Vallejo Jewelry, Mineral, Gem Show 2020!

Gem Show Flyer 2020-page-001

Vallejo Jewelry, Mineral, Gem Show 2020! Save the date!
Gem Show Flyer 2020

Gem Show Flyer 2020-page-001
Gem Show Flyer 2020-page-001

Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society was founded October 8, 1954.

It was formed by rockhounds interested in sharing their interest and knowledge of rocks, minerals, geology, and other aspects of rockhounding and collecting, cutting, and polishing.
The 2019 Gem & Mineral Show is coming up February 23th and 24th! Please mark your calendars! We’ll be holding drawings, a silent auction, a kids corner, and lots more! Its a bunch of fun! Show this post at the front door for $1 off your entry fee!

Gem Show Flyer 2020-page-001
Gem Show Flyer 2020-page-001

http://vjgems.org/
About Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society:
Membership: we have approximately 250 members as of December 2018. We offer our members:

Instructors that teach lapidary, lost wax, wire wrapping, silversmithing, geology, and more!
Field trips for collecting rough rock. Field trips include day trips, weekend and camping!
An annual Gem & Mineral show as well as opening to the public during the county fair.
An annual picnic and Christmas party to socialize.
Our shop, which is equipped with cutting, grinding, and polishing equipment as well as a lost wax casting area.
http://vjgems.org/


If you would like more info on any California Gem Show and rockhound club click on the American Geode News page for up to date listings and links to Gem Show, Mineral Show, and Fossil Show announcements. American Geode updates our rockhound news twice an hour and showcase the top mineral shows and rockhound news in the USA and the World. Also, follow American Geode on Twitter for even more rockhound events, commentary, and laughable quips from American Geode. https://twitter.com/AmericanGeode

Rock Shows
Rock Shows

Gem and Mineral Hall at Indiana State Museum

For the most up to date events, check out our Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Newswire.


The Gem and Mineral section of the Indiana State Museum is a must see for any rockhound, geologist, teacher, student, and anyone interested in the earth sciences or interested in the wonders of the state of Indiana.
What impressed me most was the variety of gem and minerals that had been discovered in Indiana. And I am even a Hoosier! I learned how calcite was found to the degree it was dubbed “Indiana calcite.” One of the most spectacular specimens is a giant calcite crystal beside which I am standing. Some of the other calcite crystals were found near Indianapolis as well.
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Antiques Roadshow Tips and Tricks

For the most up to date events, check out our Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Newswire.


Antiques Roadshow comes to New York City, and the rockhounds from American Geode had to be there.  We had volunteered weeks in advance from our PBS Channel 13’s homepage. We did not know what our jobs were going to be, or what the day would entail.

We did learn one Antiques Roadshow tip straight away. No stamps, no coins,,,,and no fossils! Alas no fossils, but as most rockhounds are also collecting aficianados, and we also deal in antiques, antiquities, and folk art, we were able to conjure up some items for appraisal. More on that later…

Now when you go to Antiques Roadshow, we strongly suggest you follow this advice:
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