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.
To get ready for our fall show, we’re starting a new series spotlighting some of the fantastic vendors attending the show starting October 10 at the Jaycee Community Building on Airport Road (see our Show page for a map). If you come to the show, you’ll be able to see some of these absolutely amazing [...]
It’s coming up on a favorite time of year for people who love gem and mineral shows! The Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society’s annual show is just around the corner starting on October 10! Here’s some information to make sure you get the most out of this year’s show. First, and most important, we’re holding [...]
We’re busy getting ready for the Club’s Annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show October 10 to 12. We’ll be in a new location – the Jaycee Community Building at 2180 Airport Rd. SW, in Huntsville. This will present us with new opportunities, but also some challenges, of course. It will take a lot of time and [...]