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Gem Section

A Special GMS Group
for People Interested in Gems

Gem Section Meets
Last Monday Every Month

Ah, the jewels of the rockhounding world. Gems come in many different forms, but one thing is usually certain -- someone took something normal and transformed it into something spectacular!

Join us at Gem Section to see rocks when they are all dressed up and even dress up a few yourself!

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Gem Section Message

Date: Monday, May 27, 2024
Social Time: 7:00 pm
Meeting Time: 7:30 pm
Speaker: Everyone
Topic: Your Favorite Websites
Location: In-person and via Zoom Link on the GMS Calendar here

I hope everyone enjoyed hearing about Diana and Jurgen’s trip out west, their field trips, any jewelry lessons, all about the Tucson show, Quartzite, and the other shows they got to see.

This month, I thought we should share our favorite websites. Where do you go for gem related information and instruction. What websites do you use to order supplies and gem related equipment. We can compile a list and place it in our Gem Section files for reference.

For those who show up at the clubhouse, we will fold and address the Tips and Trips and get them ready to mail before the meeting starts.

I hope to see everyone online thru the virtual meeting or in person at the clubhouse for the May 2024 Gem Section Meeting, in the meantime, stay safe and warm/cool as appropriate.

Jay Gorday and Diana Poppelreuter
Gem Section Co-Chairs

NOTE: Temporary procedures are in place for section meetings, including RSVP before attending. Please read those procedures and guidelines here.

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