Sunday, December 28, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Whew! The SHOW is over for another year!

Our vendors report that this was a great show!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Are you ready for the SHOW?

Set-up started today!  It's going to be a busy and fun weekend.  Here comes the tables for the vendors!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Show Field Trip Schedule

Field Trip Schedule for the show:

Sat. Aug. 30th- 9am: Geology Trip with Mary Dowse

Sat. Aug. 30th -1pm: Collecting Trip to the club’s Geode claim with Richard Gillmore & Don Tennis

Sun. Aug. 31st- 9am: Geology Trip to Boston Hill with Sylveen Robinson-Cook.

Sun. Aug. 31st- 1pm: Collecting Trip to Boston Hill with Alain Duverge.

Mon. Sept. 1st- 1pm: Gold panning with Dan Harold at the 49rs Gold Claim in Pinos Altos. This trip is limited to 12 people.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Vendor NEW Update!

Our vendor list this year looks great!   Returning vendors this year include the Armando Barrera family with their wide selection of cabs, spheres, and eggs, as well as carvings such as bears and buffaloes.  Art and Tilly Nichols are returning with their cabs and jewelry, and our old friend Bill Fencil will be back with jewelry, beads and cabs.  New vendors this year will include Gerald Howard and Jim Wines from Houston TX, offering fine petrified wood and knapped items.  Our own Jim Gunn will be displaying his wire-wrapped pendants.

Susan & Doug Abbott, Desert Designs, Silver City, NM, Native American jewelry, Zuni fetishes

Henry & Charlotte Andazola, Silver City, NM, Native American jewelry

Armando Barrera, Custom Rock Cutters, Columbus, NM, Cabs, spheres, eggs, carvings

Ed & Dawn Bell, Bell Custom Jewelry, Livingston, TX, Jewelry, cabs

Fred Bishop, 2 Guys Rocks, Deming, NM, Slabs, quartz, geodes, turquoise, jewelry

Karen Blisard, Radiant Gemstones, Silver City, NM, Jewelry, faceted stones, facet rough

Harry & Carol Bruntz, Uniquely Yours, Horizon City, TX, Rocks, gems, minerals, display stands

Kevin Cook & Sylveen Robinson-Cook, Royal Scepter, Silver City, NM, Books, maps, beads, jewelry

Ginger Coombs, Silver City, NM, Jewelry, cabs, geodes

Jack & Marty Crawford, Silver City, NM, Minerals

Leah Criss, Bobcriss, Tucson, AZ, Beads, silver jewelry

Dave Douglass, Douglass Minerals, Tucson, AZ, Mineral specimens

Bill Fencil, William J. Fencil Co, Deming, NM, Jewelry, beads, cabs.

Sue Fischer, Jewelry from Sue, Silver City, NM, Silver and gold jewelry

Abdul Gardezy, Brilliant design, Chandler, AZ, Fine gems and jewelry

James Gunn, Doc’s Wirewraps, Elephant Butte, NM, Wirewrap pendants

Tom Hales, Tom’s Treasures, Deming, NM, Minerals, gemstone rough, jewelry

Sally Hansen, Sally Rocks, Silver City, NM, Jewelry, lapidary

Joe Harris, NM Joe’s Trading Post, Silver City, NM, Native American jewelryAllen Hebert, Glenkara, Tucson, AZ,   Gems, minerals, jewelry

Allen Hebert, Glenkara, Tucson, AZ, Gems, minerals, jewelry

Therese Higgins, The Jewelry Lady, Silver City, NM, Jewelry, belly belts

Michael Ho, Gemstone Station, Miraloma, CA, Beads, pearls

Bill & Linda Horton, Misty Mountain G&M, Litchfield Park, AZ, Jewelry, gems, minerals, carvings

Gerald Howard & Jim Wines, JNE Lapidary, Dickinson, TX, Petrified wood, knapped items

Bill & Emily Jaeger, Endless Mountain Minerals, Hereford, AZ, Crystals, rough, specimens, jewelry

Leith Johnson & John Martinez, Art and Stones, Las egas, NM, Minerals, slabs, cabs, findings

Patsy & Jerry Kastner, Kastner Gems & Supply, Tucson, AZ, Jewelry, lapidary equipt, supplies

Ron Kellner, RK Enterprises, Show Low, AZ, Jewelry, cabs, slabs, specimens

Randy & Sally McCowan, Deming, NM, Arrowheads, turquoise

Blanca Murguia, BM Jewelry, El Paso, TX, Silver & gemstone jewelry

Barbara Nance, Stonewalker Studio, Silver City, NM, Stone sculpture

Ken Newman, DBA Rocks, Deming, NM, Spheres, slabs, thunder eggs

Art and Tilly Nichols, Chimayo, NM, Cabs, jewelry

Jose Nunez, Canutillo, TX, Minerals

John & Connie Partridge, JBP Minerals, Tucson, AZ, Minerals, rocks

David & Ruth Ann Rinsch, Dave’s Enterprises, Tyrone, NM, Rocks, gems

John Scully & Laurie Rossi, Scully’s Minerals, Fairview, NM Minerals, fossils

Trini Ruiz, Trini & Julie Minerals, Anthony, TX, Mexican minerals

Jesse, James, and Jan Searcy, Black hat Trading, Deming, NM, Jewelry, findings, beads, carvings

Tracy Stump, Tracy’s Silver & Gold, Phoenix, AZ, Jewelry

Sharon & Bill Szymanski, Never Enough Karats, San Tan Valley, AZ, Jewelry, collectibles

Bruce Williams & Nancy Bailey, Silver & Stone Works, Silver City, NM, Jewelry, cabs, chain maille

Tony Zenan, Znaniecki Collection, Cottonwood, AZ, Wildlife paintings on slabs

Friday, April 25, 2014


It won't be long until the next Gem and Mineral Show so mark your calendars.   The 31st Annual Gem and Mineral Show will be held at the Grant County Business and Conference Center located at 3031 US Hry 180 at 32nd Street in beautiful Silver City. New Mexico.  As always, admission is free and the show is open to the public.  It's a great family event with activities for the children.   It's also a great time to get started on those holiday gifts.
Here's the schedule:
Saturday August 30th 9 AM  Closes 5  PM
Sunday August 31st 10 AM  Closes 5  PM
Monday September 1st, Labor Day, 10 AM  Closes 4 PM

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Kilbourne Hole Field Trip Photos

Thanks to Ann McMahon and John Schexnaydre for these wonderful images of the recent club field trip to Kilbourne Hole.