Columbia Gem & Mineral Society Meeting

November 21, 2016 Meeting ...

 

Program Bring anything you have found, collected or made in for show & tell.

Refreshments Martha & Curtis Blackmon, Ron & Pat Robbs, Gary & Alta Caudle, Angela Valvasori

Door prize Susan Bloodworth

 

Columbia Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show 2016

*Start passing out show flyers.

*Sign up to help...

*Share Show info with other groups

*Bring rocks, fossils, crystals, sharks teeth, mica to the show

for grab bags.

*Take the yellow road signs.

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


 

Rocky Trails CGMS Newsletters (Members Only)

  

Current Newsletter Here 

 

 The Columbia Gem & Mineral Society Christmas Party

Will be at The Lapidary Workshop

1601 Frink St.

Cayce, SC 29033

Saturday December 10, 6:00 to 10:00

More Details in December Newsletter

 


  

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



Workshop IS CURRENTLY OPEN!!!!

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.

$ To Be Determined per hour workshop user fee for all use of the workshop including classes. You must have paid your 2016 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.



Area Gem Shows

 

List of Shows

Click on show names for full show info. 
November 18 – 20, Columbia, SC 

The Columbia, SC Gem & Mineral Society will hold its

49th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show 2016

Fri.  Nov. 18, 10:00 - 6:00;

 Sat. Nov. 19, 10:00 - 6:00;

Sun. Nov. 20, 12:00 - 5:00

 

Jamil Temple206 Jamil RdColumbia, SC 29210 

www.cgams.org

 

November 18-20 2016 LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY: Annual show; KYANA Geological Society, Camp Crestwood ; 7206 Clore Lane; fossils. Rick Hunter, 40232, (502)-298-8871; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;    : www.kyanageo.org

November 18-20, 2016 MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Cobb County Gem and Mineral Society, Cobb County Civic Center; 548 Marietta Parkway; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Cobb County Gem & Mineral Society/CCGMS invites you to join them in their 31st Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta, GA. Tami Watkins, 30008, (404)-861-8670; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; http://www.cobbcountymineral.org/ 

November 19-20, 2016 FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Northern Virginia Mineral Club Inc, George Mason University; The Hub Ballroom; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $4, 25th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show. Event is co-sponsored by Department of Atmospheric, Tom Taaffe, (703)-281-3767; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;  : http://www.novamineralclub.org

November 19 - 20, 2016…West Palm Beach,  Florida
Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches, Inc. Presents Our
Golden Anniversary 50th Annual Gem, Mineral, Bead, Jewelry, & Fossil Show SExpo Center East South Florida Fairgrounds,  9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach, Florida 33411
www.southfloridafair.comBarbara Ringhiser, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it : http://www.gemandmineralsociety.org 

November 25 - 27, 2016; Salem VA
Salem, VA 37th Annual Roanoke Valley Mineral & Gem Society Show
For further info, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Dec 2 ,3 and 4, 2016 Montgomery, AL
The 46th Annual Montgomery Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
Montgomery Gem & Mineral Society

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Web site: www.montgomerygemandmineralsociety.com/#!annual-gem-show 

December 10-11, 2016 …Franklin, TN Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale
Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society
Williamson County AgExpo Park,  4215 Long Lane, Franklin, TN 37064
Exit I-65 at exit #61 (20 miles south of Nashville) and turn east onto Peytonsville Road.
Drive ¼ mile and turn left onto Long Lane and then right into AgExpo Park’s parking lot.
www.MTGMS.org/show.htm
Show contacts: Mardy Smith, Show Chair (
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )Or Steve Henegar, Dealer Chair ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )    Email contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gem Shows Links Below for Schedules


XPO Express Shows and Expos

 

Rock and Gem Shows and Expos

 

Rocks and Minerals Magazine (look in Coming Events)

 

Southeastern Federation (see SFMS Club Shows)

 

Aiken Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show (from Aiken website)

 

http://www.wncrocks.com/resources/Collecting%20sites.htm