Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show News

Lubbock, Texas: 2021 Gem Show & Museums
Lubbock, Texas: 2021 Gem Show & Museums
Helen Serras-Herman - 8/26/2021
The city of Lubbock lies in the windswept plains of West Texas. Thousands of cows and sheep roam freely beneath the incessantly running oil rigs and windmills that dot thousands of acres of flat farmland. It is a region known historically and geographically as Llano Estacado (Staked Plains) that enc...
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Xpo Press is alive and well
Xpo Press is alive and well
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press Owner - 8/25/2021
The rumor of our demise has been widely exaggerated. Xpo Press is fully alive and well after several months of having to “close shop” due to the Covid shutdown of gem and mineral shows and, consequently, the stoppage of income to us from advertisers after it was announced that the Tucson Showcase wa...
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New Mineral Show Opening in Denver!
New Mineral Show Opening in Denver!
MinCollect Show
Artem Kovalev, Coordinator of the MinCollect Show - 8/20/2021
We have a big announcement! This is the first year of the MinCollect Show, a developing mineral show exhibit during the Denver mineral showcase. Opening Friday September 10th, we will be selling a wide range of affordable mineral specimens to the public. Although we have a smaller number of dealers ...
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COVID and the Tucson Show
COVID and the Tucson Show
Miles of Alaska
Miles Martin, Miles of Alaska - 8/17/2021
“Is the Tucson Showcase a 'go' for this upcoming season in 2022?” As one of the Ice Age fossil dealers at the Days Inn Fossil & Mineral Alley show, I am getting asked this question often by my customers and fellow venders.  “Absolutely!” I add. “I attended the 2021 show, even though it was way late ...
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Be Safe in Quartzsite in 2022
Be Safe in Quartzsite in 2022
Desert Gardens International Rock, Gem & Mineral Show
Dennis E. Kuehl, Show Manager, Desert Gardens Gem & Mineral Show - 8/9/2021
Quartzsite, Ariz. I am sure many have read articles about the spreading and results of those who experience COVID 19. I ask all vendors and visitors to help me help others stay safe during the 2022 Show. The wearing of face masks are encouraged, and social distancing as well.  The 2021 showcase in Q...
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What's Ahead for the Just Minerals Events in Denver and Tucson
What's Ahead for the Just Minerals Events in Denver and Tucson
Just Minerals & Crystals Event
Leonard Himes, Co-Coordinator of Just Minerals Events - 7/27/2021
The uncertainty of 2020 spread to 2021. A serious victim of the pandemic is the The Denver Mart (formerly the Denver Merchandise Mart). This site of the annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show served other events as well as permanent stalls for wholesalers to various trades. The events were canceled and th...
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Unique Minerals: You need to know these guys
Unique Minerals: You need to know these guys
Unique Minerals
7/27/2021
MINERALS OF DISTINCTION. The guys at Unique Minerals strive to have the finest selection of minerals available at the most competitive price possible. They travel the world to seek out only the best and stand behind their inventory. They'd love to help you find that perfect specimen for your collect...
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Genuine Antique Roman Glass Beads
Genuine Antique Roman Glass Beads
Afghan Gems - Ahmad Zadran
Ahmad Zadran, Afghan Gems - 7/24/2021
These beautiful ancient Roman glass beads were found in Northeast Afghanistan, the area was once known as the Bactrian Kingdom (Bakhtar). The Silk Road ran through this area, and it was a major trading center for more than 600 years, so these are called Roman beads. These Afghani authentic ancient R...
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