2018 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Event Location: Elwell Family Food Center

Event Schedule

  • 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    October 20, 2018
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    October 21, 2018

Event Description

The Des Moines Lapidary Society Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show provides a great opportunity to learn about and celebrate the wonders nature has created under our feet -- an interesting and colorful combination of geology and art. This event is family friendly, with activities, speakers, demonstrations, displays, and much more to see. The show includes the Central Iowa Mineral Society bringing great knowledge of geology and the ability to identify minerals and fossils. What is 'lapidary?' The arts of cutting stone -- large and small. Come! You will be amazed!

Rock Show   ❖   Gemstones   ❖   Beads   ❖   Jewelry   ❖   Silver   ❖   Crystals   ❖   Cabochons
Slabs   ❖   Rough   ❖   Mineral Specimens   ❖   Fossils   ❖   Tools   ❖   Findings
Children's Activities   ❖   Demonstrations   ❖   Displays   ❖   Speakers


Event Category: Miscellaneous

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