2017 CFMS-AFMS Gem Show & Convention
hosted by the Ventura Gem & Mineral Society

Ventura Rocks
the Nation!

Fri - Sun, June 9-11, 2017

Ventura County Fairgrounds • Ventura, CA

GEMS • MINERALS • FOSSILS • JEWELRY • DEALERS • EXHIBITS • SPEAKERS • DEMONSTRATIONS • RAFFLE • SILENT AUCTION • KIDS ACTIVITIES & MORE!

DEALERS

Shop among our 60+ dealers! These are our confirmed dealers as of April 2017. Check back for updates.

Amber America (Urszula Tomasik) -- Jewelry, amber, larimar, moonstone
Ameritool, Inc. (Steve Buliavac) -- Lapidary equipment, supplies, tools
Andy Delong -- Silver jewelry, beads
B & L Minerals (Bob & Lisa Williamson) -- Mineral specimens
BKW Opals (Robert Sanger) - Rough and finished opals, specimens and jewelry
Black-Eyed Susans (Susan Balog) -- Minerals, jewelry, beads
Bob Backus - Spheres, minerals, slabs, fossils
Buddha Gems & Minerals (Robert Gartaula) -- Rocks and minerals from Nepal
Cam's Crystal Gallery (Cameron Lowder) -- Mineral Specimens
David R Freeland, Jr. Designs - Gold w/Australian Opal, sterling silver w/ natural gems, minerals, fossil & lab opal, kachinas, inlaid fetishes
David Walblom's Lapidary Tools & Supplies (David & Susan Walblom) -- Lapidary tools & supplies; beads & beading supplies, jewelry displays, boxes, trays, books
Del Sur Agates (Ana DeLos Santos) -- Agates
Del's Opals (Ron Jones) -- Rough & cut opal, jewelry, rough & cut stones
Diamond Pacific (Don Depue) -- Lapidary Equipment and Tools
Dragon Minerals (Steve Hardinger) -- Mineral specimens and related items
Earth Recycled (Nancy Bird) - Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, & Jewelry
Earth's Treasures (Rick Kennedy) -- Minerals & Gemstones
Eidos - Leigh Becker - Jasper & Agate cabochons, jewelry size fossil material
EM Rocks & Minerals (Evan Merat) -- Minerals, Geodes & sterling silver jewelry
Ethiopia Imports (Gabriel Mosesson) -- Ethiopian Opals; rough, polished, opal specimens, carvings
Fossils Inc (George Ast) -- Fossils and Minerals
Jade Kingdom Creations (Kathleen Chang Faas) -- Nephrite jade jewelry, carvings, beads, sterling silver, jewelry, rings and cords
John E Garsow Gems & Minerals (John Garsow) -- Faceting rough, cabbing rough, carving rough, faceted stones, minerals & jewelry
Karakurum Enterprises (Ali Bhola) -- Rough & cut gemstones, silver beads and jewelry
Kenwood Trading Company (Lori Hughes) -- Misc. jewelry, agate pendants, (semi-precious jewelry)
Kingmike Mining, Inc (Terence Flynn) -- Mineral stands, minerals and jewelry
Lapidary Originals (Paul & Debora Loustau) -- Books, beads, jewelry, Chakrd jewelry, singing bowls
M.A.R.E. Meteoritics (Michael Martinez) - Meteorites, gold, silver, coins, cyrstals, fossils, geodes and jewelry
Nevada Mineral & Book Company (Walter Lombardo) -- Minerals, fossils, books, gems, jewelry & decor
Miner's Kingdom (Allen Rose) -- Mineral and fossil specimens, crystals, lapidary-rough, misc.
Ojai Rock Stacker (Martha Moran) -- Sculpture, fountains, rock stacks, stone wall pieces
Paleo-Enterprises (Doug & Jeanette True) -- Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Decorative Items
Rock N Spheres (Beverly Darby) -- Spheres, amethyst plates, cabs, polished & unpolished slabs
Rock and Relics (David Richter) -- Fossils, Polished Stones, Mineral Specimens, Carvings, Crystals & Beads
Sister Stones (Becky Hewatt & Joanna Spears) -- Fossils, minerals, crystals, cabs, beads and rocks
Stewart Jewelry & Gifts (Vicki Stewart) -- Jewelry, Cabs, Silver, Minerals
Todd Schowalter Fossils (Todd Schowalter) -- Fossils, minerals, carvings, jewelry
Tom Wolfe Minerals (Tom & Steve Wolfe) -- Petrified wood, cabachons, faceted stones, agates, jewelry
VR Gem Cutters (Pat Ballinger) -- gemstones rough, cut, fine jewelry, specimens
West Rock Co. (Sue Wu) -- Beads and fresh water pearls
Wings Over Soul (Sherri Wasson) -- Stones, gems & jewelry

Demonstrators:

Sylvia Cliff - Carving
Sandie Fender - Beading
Tony Fender - Silver Smithing
Ray Quitoriano - Sphere Making
Brad Smith Jewelry - Jewelry Techniques
Jerry & Kathleen Turner - Copper Work
California Oil Museum

Demo/Dealers:

C.J. Quitoriano - CJz Beads - Lampwork Artist
Cottontail Creations - Sandra Butchko - Metal Art Clay
Jewelry by Wendy Lea - Wendy Holder - Handmade Jewelry; metalsmithing
Murphy's Treasures - Lisa Murphy - Dichroic Glass
Pine Tree Jewelry - Dan Clark - Silver Work
Thalia Goldsworthy - wire art work, beadwork

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