Rocky Trails CGMS Newsletters (Members Only)

  

Current Newsletter Here (and other months below)

 


  

 The Gem Stone Connection by Louis Dezeran (first President of the Columbia Gem & Mineral Society), published in South Carolina Wildlife Magazine January/February 1978


 

Club Lapidary Workshop Classes:

  

Glass Fusing Class taught by Sue Shrader 

  To sign up for classes contact Sue Shrader at (803)736-9317 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . You MUST have paid your 2014 dues to take classes. In addition, there is the $2.00 per hour workshop use fee. 

 

WIRE CLASSES

Diane Mason is offering classes at her studio

Contact Diane at 843-634-6497 (home) or 843-621-0003 and e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for directions and additional information.


Workshop IS CURRENTLY CLOSED!

MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW!

Workshop:

To use the rock saws or cabochon machines...call Gary Hert 794-9362.  Please provide as much advance notice as possible. Gary’s work schedule varies from week to week. Plus the equipment is being held temporarily at a Club members home and we will need to coordinate a time for the work!

Refer to the checklist prior to using the equipment. The checklist has reminders about important aspects of equipment operation in order to keep them in good operating condition.

$2.00 per hour workshop user fee for all use of the workshop including classes. You must have paid your 2014 dues in order to use the workshop.

 


Faceting Guild

For more information call Fred Meetze at 803 -360-7114

Meetings the second Monday of the month at Fred Meetze's workshop, please call Fred if you plan to attend.


 

October-November 2014  Gem Shows


Oct.17-19FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Show and sale; Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin; Macon County Community Bldg.; 1288 Georgia Rd;  Linda Harbuck,  (828) 524-3161; : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Web site: www.visitfranklinnc.com

 

Oct. 17-19KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Knoxville Gem & Mineral Society; Kerbela Temple; 315 Mimosa Ave.; Beth Willis, (865) 306-8542; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Oct. 17-19—VIRGINIA BEACH, VA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth Inc.; Virginia Beach Convention Center; 1000 19th St.; Jane Westbrook, , (804) 285-4281; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

 

Oct. 24-26—HARRISONBURG, VA: 12th Annual Show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows; Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Commercial Exhibits Bldg.; 4808 S. Valley Pike;  Van Wimmer

(540) 384-6047; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

 

Nov. 1-2 November 2014: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area) 54th Annual Gem and Mineral Show Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club Strawberry Festival Expo Center (2301 W. Oak Avenue)

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November 21 -23 -COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA:

47th Annual Gem Mineral and Jewelry Show;  

Information Sheet for 2014 Show

Columbia Gem &  Mineral Society.

Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Rd. Columbia, SC 29210

803-736-9317 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it