Many select dealers will offer gemstones, fine mineral specimens, lapidary & gem materials, crystals, beads, geodes, jade, carvings, beautiful jewelry, gold & precious metal crystals, nuggets & ore, fossils & amber, meteorites, metaphysical stones, fluorescent minerals, tools, and books & magazines at the SF Gem & Mineral Society’s 59th Annual Show on Sat. Aug. 24 and Sun. Aug. 25. The event will take place at the County Fair Bldg.(“Hall of Flowers”) located at 1199 – 9th Ave. at Lincoln Way, San Francisco from 10-6pm Saturday and 10-5pm Sunday.
Dozens of member and guest exhibitors will display dazzling and informative display cases, showing off collections of gems, rocks, minerals and crystals, and jewelry.
The best creations from the jewelry, gemstone cutting & carving, beading & gem faceting classes which SFGMS offers will be on display, along with remarkable discoveries from the club’s field trips around California and the Western states. Come to the show and you are automatically entered door prize raffle. Shop at this two-day bazaar of treasures from dozens of countries around the world, enjoy our children’s activities, or just look & learn from our craft demonstrations, lectures & “mystery rock” identification booth!
If you would like to be a part of the S.F. Gem & Mineral Society, attending their annual show is a big step towards becoming a member. Just be sure to mention your interest in joining when you enter.
Tickets: $8 (with discount coupon at www.sfgemshow.org) or $10 at the door
Easily accessible by the following MUNI transit lines:
Buses: 44 & 71 stop at 9th Ave. & Lincoln Way (at park entrance)
6, 66 & 43 stop at 9th Ave. & Judah Street (2 short blocks south of park entrance)
Streetcar: “N-Judah” stops at Ninth & Irving (just one block south of park entrance)
For more info: www.sfgemshow.org