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Placerville, California
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
Rock & Gem Show
Show Activities Dealers Case Displays Demonstrations
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Bead making
Bead Making

Soapstone Carving
Soapstone Carving

Wire Wrapping


See skilled artisans throughout the show demonstrating lapidary and jewelry-making techniques:
Beading & Silver Crochet Carollyn Lutton
Chain Making Margaret Kolaczyk
Flint Knapping Milton Houston
Gem Faceting Dian Gardner
Lampwork Bead Making Victoria Perez Mott
Lapidary Techniques Cheri Bratton
Lapidary Techniques John Dolman, Jr.
Stone Carving Edwina
Wire Art Jennifer Rhodes
Mineral Identification James Hutchings
Lapidary Techniques: Dan Bender, Studio 26
    Sand Casting    "         "              " 
   Silversmithing   "         "              "  
    Cloisonne'     "         "             "  
    Frame Enameling     "         "             "   
Learn about Fluorescent Rocks!
FLUORESCENT TENT - located in the Exhibit Hall
The Exhibit Tent will be full of Fluorescent Rocks and Minerals. A representative from Rocks in a Hard Place will be there to answer your questions.
Be sure to bring in your Geode, Grab Bag, or other rock to see if it GLOWS...and in what color.

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