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                                                     Please notice the show is 2 weeks earlier this year.                                                              

2014  Grand Prize
Austin Gem and Mineral Society’s      
Annual Gem and Mineral Show

GEM CAPERS
2014
This years theme is Dinosaurs
Austin, Texas

2015 will be our Federation Show
make plans now to attend
          Example of stone necklace
2014 Grand Prize         2014 Show Flyer 

Rocks ~ Gems ~ Minerals ~ Fossils ~ Jewelry ~ Beads ~ Exhibits ~ Children's Activities ~ Live Demonstrations
Over 30 dealers participating! Click here for dealer list.

To email the dealer chairman please click here

If you are a dealer interested in joining our show, please follow instructions found on our application by clicking here.

If you are interested in information about attending this event, please email the Show Chair.
Please email general@austingemandmineral.org with any other questions.

Austin Gem & Mineral Society Membership Application.

Dates
Friday, October 3, (9am-6pm), 2014
Saturday, October 4 (9am-6pm) 2014
Sunday, October 5  (10am-5pm), 2014

Location
Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas

Admission
Adults: $5;
Seniors: $4;
Ages 13 – 18: $1
Ages 12 & under: free


SCFMS Case Competition 

 For an entry form and more  information please contactJosie
                  
   
     
Cabochon Contest
 Please join us in our annual contest.
 For rules click Contest rules.
 2014  entry blank\ to be posted.
 Good luck to everyone who enters.

palmer map
                                Click for larger view of map

 

While you are at the show, drop by the AGMS Club Booth!

  • AGMS Show Pins, t-shirts, decals, patches, and more
  • Door prizes every hour and sometimes every ½ hour
  • Membership Applications
  • Click here for our show flyer.

While the Kids will enjoy...

  • Wheel of Fortune
    cost is only $1.00 for a spin of the wheel – every spin is a winner!
  • Gem Mine
    cost is only $1.00 for a two minute hunt for polished rocks in our mine – best value in Austin!
  • Jewelry Making
    Take your find from the Gem Mine and have it turned into a lovely piece of jewelry. All for only $1.00!
  • Illumination Station
    For $.50 you can tour our display of fluorescent rocks and minerals. See if you can guess what changes will happen!
  • Touch Table
    Imagine a table full of rocks and minerals that YOU CAN TOUCH. That’s right, a table full of rocks and minerals that can be touched with a volunteer ready to answer any questions you might have. And this event is free. Stop on by!

Parents can enjoy...

  • Over 30 dealers with a great selection of fine gems, minerals, jewelry, fossil, meteorites and more! Just in time for the holidays.
  • Art demonstrations
  • Exhibits
  • Door prizes

Come watch our lapidary art demonstrations on:

  • The exacting science of faceting. Watch “rough” gems as they are transformed into dazzling gem stones
  • Watch as a rough piece of rock is transformed into a beautiful cab
  • Find out how to make a wearable piece of art from an artist at work, wireworking, chainmaile, even polymer clay

Interested in offering a demonstration at our event? Email our Demonstration Coordinator.

   


Exhibits

  • University of Texas                                                                              
  • Famous Diamond Replicas by the Texas Faceters Guild                                    
  • Food Table
  • Learn how to tumble rocks at home
     rock tumblerdino talkgem mine      
Youth Education Day 2014   
Sponsored by SILICON LABS
Friday, October 18 (9-5), 2014

Click on benefits to learn more about bringing your students
Please see below for class registration.

                                                              

     
        
Registration will open in August 2014   

       
                         School Information


    Public School Registration     School Benefits               Home School Registration      Can't make it on Friday?                
 
   Questions or need more information click teacherinfo  to email us.                
    

   School Bus Instructions

  If you have problems downloading the forms, please be sure and delete your temporary internet files, this will allow you to upload the latest edition      of our website.  If you still have problems please contact  webmaster@austingemandmineral.org
 
 

                                              Test your Knowledge with our Quests

 

 

  


touch tablewheel 2007

If you are a dealer interested in joining our show, please email the Dealer Chair.
If you are interested in information about attending this event, please email the Show Chair.


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