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[Gem Show] The MTG & MS

The Middle Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. announces their 22nd
annual “Earth Treasures” Jewelry, Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show. There
will be door prizes, auctions, exhibits, demonstrations and 30
dealers from around the US.

The MTG&MS is a not-for-profit educational society, made up of local
members from around Middle Tennessee, interested in the study,
collection and understanding of minerals, the earth’s geological
history, jewelry making, and the polishing of gem stones. The
profit from this annual show and sale go to fund nine (9)
scholarships at regional universities, along with two Tennessee
Elementary Schooll Earth Science projects and two middle Tennessee
Senior Citizens workshop programs.

Time: 9 AM-6 PM Saturday & 10 AM-5 PM Sunday

Place: Creative Arts Building, Tennessee State Fairgrounds,
Nashville, Tennessee

Admission: $2.00 Adults, $0.50 High School Students, Under 12 free
with an adult

Contact: Will Smith (615) 366-1022 Show Chairperson

Web Site: Email: willsmith.2@comcastnet

Exhibits: Show cases of Fossils, Minerals, Jewelry, cut and
polished gemstones

Including local Elmwood minerals from the zinc mines at Carthage and
beautiful Tennessee Paint Rock Agate from the mountains of Middle

Demonstrations: Silversmithing, beading, wire wrapping, flint
knapping and faceting

Other activities: Hourly door prizes and silent auctions

Dealers will offer:

Gold and silver jewelry, mountings and repair

Colored gem stones & diamonds, loose or mounted in jewelry

Crystals and minerals from around the world including our
local-world renowned golden calcites from Carthage

Fossils and artifacts including dinosaur life, marine life and
prehistoric arrowheads, along with modern flint knapping

Tools and supplies for the above

Feel free to call if you have any questions. We appreciate your
help and support.