About the HGMS
The Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society is a non-profit educational organization for people interested in mineralogy, geology, paleontology, and related lapidary arts. Its primary purpose is the education of the members and the general public in these areas. This purpose is accomplished through programs, shows, lectures to school children and organizations, and exchange of rocks, minerals and artifacts.The Huntsville Gem and Mineral Society (HG&MS) was organized in 1958 by a small group of people who were interested in the lapidary arts. The Society was officially incorporated in Alabama in 1965 as a non-profit educational organization. In 1961 the organization consisted of 15 members. At present we have around 150 members.
Want to try something fun and different at the Huntsville Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show? Buy a geode and crack it open! The Geode Cracker cracks open geodes that folks purchase from him. He will have geodes from Keokuk, Mexico, Morocco, and Woodbury, TN. Geodes are mysterious and beautiful, and it’s always a treat to [...]
If you work with kids through a school, home school program, or scouting program, you can schedule a time for your group to tour the Huntsville Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show between October 10 and 12. You may book a tour at the beginning of every hour, but you need to make an appointment. Just [...]
Another great vendor attending our Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show October 10-12 is RusMineral, a store specializing in quality minerals, jewelry, cabochons, carvings, and beads. You can find them online at http://www.rusmineral.com/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RusMineral. The store offers products made of Pietersite from Namibia, Sugalite from South Africa, Quartz from Brazil, Spectrolite from [...]