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Des Moines Lapidary Society

2019 Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show

Saturday Oct 19th
9 am - 5 pm

Sunday Oct 20th
10 am - 4 pm

Iowa State Fairgrounds   -   Knapp Center Center New Location

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

Information

2019 Gem, Jewelry,
Mineral & Fossil Show

Saturday Oct 19
9 am -- 5 pm

Sunday Oct 20
10 am -- 4 pm

Admission $5
Children 12 & under FREE
FREE Parking

New Location
Knapp Learning Center
Iowa State Fairgrounds
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2019 Vendors

Discussions & Demonstrations

  • By Topic
  • By Time Sat Oct 19
  • By Time Sun Oct 20
Rock Identification & Discussions
by Central Iowa Mineral Society (CIMS)
Sat & Sun --- ALL DAY ---

Gold Panning & Discussions
by Iowa GPAA Chapter (Gold Club)
Sat & Sun --- ALL DAY ---

Faceting
by Tom Ross
Sat & Sun TBA

Silver Smithing
by John Franklin
Sat & Sun TBA

Time Topic Demonstrator
All Day Rock Identification & Discussions Central Iowa Mineral Society (CIMS)
All Day Gold Panning & Discussions by Iowa GPAA Chapter (Gold Club)
Time - TBA Faceting Tom Ross
Time - TBA Silver Smithing John Franklin
Time Topic Demonstrator
All Day Rock Identification & Discussions Central Iowa Mineral Society (CIMS)
All Day Gold Panning & Discussions by Iowa GPAA Chapter (Gold Club)
Time - TBA Faceting Tom Ross
Time - TBA Silver Smithing John Franklin

Concessions

DMLS Show...

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Displays

 

DMLS Members proudly display there collections.

Vendors

Vendors

 

Mineral specimens are throughout the show booths.

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Vendors

 

Cabochons and other jewelry are available.

Kids Activities

Kids Activities

 

Activities for kid's go on during all show hours.

Displays

Displays

 

DMLS Members proudly display there collections.

Vendors

Vendors

 

Finished or jewelry pieces are available.

Kids Activities

Kids Activities

 

Activities for kid's go on during all show hours.

Vendors

Vendors

 

Jewelry supplies and tools are available.

Displays

Displays

 

DMLS Members proudly display there collections.

Vendors

Vendors

 

Vendors offer many fossils and other unique specimens.

Silect Auction

Silect Auction

 

DMLS Members have silent auctions going on all day long.

Vendors

Vendors

 

Many vendors, displays, auctions, and demonstrations go on all weekend.

Vendors

Vendors

 

All types of items can be found at the show.

Map & Directions

New Location

Strip of polished rocks