Our Annual Fundraising Auction is this Saturday, March 19, 2022, in the large meeting room at the South end of the Huntsville Gem and Mineral Society Education Center, 7901 Bailey Cove Rd SE, Huntsville, AL, (not at the Jaycee Community Building as in previous years).  Map to HGMS Ed. Cntr.

This year, we have over 500 items up for bid, including lapidary rough, specimens, finished jewelry, lapidary equipment, decorative objects, and much more!  To view the auction items in bidding order, or to download/print the catalog, click the View Auction Catalog button.

The Preview starts at 9am, so come early, and pick out your favorite choices.  When you arrive, you must sign in to receive a paddle.

Bidding begins promptly at 10am, so have your paddle, and your cash, ready.  A professional Auctioneer will lead us through the bidding.

There will be an on-site ATM and a Square for paying with credit card.  Items will be on the Preview tables and Auctioned in the order they appear in the final printed catalog.  There will also be a large “Buy it Now” table with marked prices, and many more nice items.

How the Auction Benefits the HGMS

The auction has grown to become a good source of funding for the HGMS.  Proceeds from the auction support HGMS programs and activities such as Future Rockhounds of America (formerly “Pebble Pups”), GeoSciences, the Lapidary Shop, and much more!