42nd Annual Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show

Posted: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 by: Step | Category: Events


Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club

42nd Annual Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show

September 6, 7, & 8, 2013

The Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club will host its 42nd Annual Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show on September 6-8, 2012 at the Stranahan Theater Complex, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH.

Show hours are:

Friday 2PM – 8PM — Saturday 10AM – 6PM — Sunday 11AM – 5PM

Donation is $4 for adults and $3.00 forstudents and seniors over 55 with ID. Children under 12 with an adult and scouts in uniform are free.

The site is air conditioned, and parking is free. The show offers something for the entire family! Dealers from around the country offer finished jewelry, beads, gem trees, faceted stones, mineral specimens, fossils, cabochons, tools, carvings, and more.

The club will be demonstrating various lapidary techniques such as faceting, beading, making a cabochon, and metalsmithing. The kids will enjoy the children’s area featuring games, activities, and free mineral specimens. Members proudly exhibit their craft and collections along with special exhibits from local universities.

A selection of rock and mineral specimens will be for sale along with other items. The club also sponsors a scholarship raffle that supports UT & BGSU geology students.

The club also holds several open houses during the year to observe working artists. Join us for hobbies that last a lifetime! To learn more about the Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club, the show, or rocks in general, please contact the club at 419-531-8124 or through their website at www.rockyreader.com

About the Toledo Gem & Rockhound Club (TG&RC):

This resident artist club, located at The Toledo Botanical Gardens, offers numerous opportunities for adults and students to explore and participate in all aspects of gem, mineral, and fossil collecting; metal crafting; beading; and jewelry making. If you’ve never seen rocks that glow fluorescent, created a copper bowl, discovered a million year old trilobite, or made a necklace from fluorite before it became an ingredient in your toothpaste, then you’re missing the fun!

The TG&RC strives to educate the public in the fields of Mineralogy, Geology and the Lapidary Arts · The TG&RC is affiliated with the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies, the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies, and is a Resident Organization at the Toledo Botanical Garden. · Monthly meetings (third Wednesday each month at 7pm at the Toledo Botanical Garden’s Conference Center) are free and open to the public. The club provides speakers on topics in geology, paleontology, archeology, lapidary, metalcrafts, jewelry and other areas. · Members participate in specialized crafts that include gemcrafting, metalsmithing, beading, and faceting. Juniors participate in their own monthly hands-on learning sessions · The TG&RC organizes field trips to local collecting sites and extended events

http://www.rockyreader.com/show


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Organization Name: Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club
Website or Link: www.rockyreader.com
Organization Address: 107 Florentine Drive, Holland, 43528