Gem Show - here we come!
Just as every year, the
Gem and Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches
has put out the best gem show in Florida.
For those of you who were there, it
was a feast for the senses and a shopper's paradise!
And the regulars among you will have
noticed the beautiful improvement to the flume mining area, thanks to
club member Ron Ketelaar. It just keeps getting better.
Mother and daughter enjoy dedicating
A really large, really pretty
This show always offers some amazing
things, and you don't have to participate in the hobby of gem cutting,
mineral or fossil collecting or even jewelry making in order to
appreciate all it has to offer.
A nice variety of beads could
And, of course, it was a wonderful
time for the Neverending Necklace. Those who dedicated beads helped
make it longer by 110 beads - that's 11 feet and eight inches!
Thank You to everybody who came to
the show, and special thanks to the club and its volunteers.
Without everybody pitching i and
helping, this show would not be nearly as magnificent and successful.
Searching for the perfect beads
is part of the fun
This Gem Show's dedicated beads
A master at work: coppersmithing as a
hobby. Great job, Paul!
Close up of a bead section