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BC Gem Show
April 8, 9 & 10, 2016

Many Club Displays, Demonstrations, Grab Bags, Children’s Creative Workshop, Gold Panning & Door Prizes.

Dealers & Clubs Information

  • Friday: 10:00am – 8:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Raffle Tickets

Back by popular demand:

2nd Annual
Rocklovers-Round-Up Tailgate Sale

Saturday, April 9, 2016 – one day only

Seller Tailgate Information

Admission:
Adults – $6.00
Students (6 – 17) – $2.00
Under 6 (accompanied by an adult) – Free
3 Day Pass – $12.00

Tickets available at the door.

Ag-Rec Building
Central Fraser Valley Fairgrounds
32470 Haida Drive
Abbotsford, BC

Directions:

Hwy #1 – Exit 87 – North on Clearbrook Road – Right on Maclure – Left on Trethewey – Trethewey changes to Haida drive on bend – right hand side is the Ag-Rec Building & the BC Gem Show.

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SCHOOLS:

Admittance to the show is free on Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm to all school students accompanied by a teacher and chaperoning adults. For more information contact: Karen Soper, 604-510-0121 or Email

As always, there will be a great variety of displays of gemstones, crystals and minerals from member clubs. Many cases will contain collections of hand-crafted jewellery and silversmithing.

Member Display 2015
Throughout the show, members will be demonstrating techniques of lapidary, sculpting, faceting, silversmithing, flint knapping, wire wrapping, and enamelling. The gold panning is a very popular demonstration. 

Demonstrators 2015Among the many features of this, Canada’s largest gem show, will be 40+ dealers carrying supplies for the hobby along with specimens of crystals, minerals, cut stones, cutting material and many gift items. Visit the dealers
page Show Dealers.

Dealers 2015


Rock Critters

CHILDREN’S CREATIVE WORKSHOP:

A very popular area, where youngsters are given a kit of material to make a “Critter” with a tumbled rock.

Childrens Workshop 2015

Don’t forget to vote on your favourite Display Case. The 2015 visitors awarded the People’s Choice Prize (Jade Bear) to:

Peoples Choice 2015

Ken McIntosh, Creative Jewellers Guild of British Columbia


Thanks to everyone that helped setup, cleanup and volunteered at the
BC Gem Show.

Take Down 2015

 

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