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2015  Grand Prize
Austin Gem and Mineral Society’s      
Annual Gem and Mineral Show

This years theme is to be announced
Austin, Texas


          Example of stone necklace
   2015 Grand Prize     

Rocks ~ Gems ~ Minerals ~ Fossils ~ Jewelry ~ Beads ~ Exhibits ~ Children's Activities ~ Live Demonstrations
Over 30 dealers participating!   Click here dealer list.

Show Flyer

To email the dealer chairman please click here If you are a dealer interested in joining our show, please follow instructions found on our application by clicking here.

If you are interested in information about attending this event, please email the Show Chair.
Please email with any other questions.

Austin Gem & Mineral Society Membership Application.

Friday, October 21 (9am-6pm), 2016
Saturday, October 22 (9am-6pm) 2016
Sunday, October 23  (10am-5pm), 2016

2016 Show Schedule

Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, Texas

Adults: $8;
Seniors: $7;
Ages 13 – 18: $2
Ages 12 & under
proudly sponsered by:

SCFMS Case Competition 

 For an entry form and more  information please click  here                     
Cabochon Contest
 Please join us in our annual contest. Cab  is to be of cabbers choice this year.
 For rules click Contest rules.  2016 entry blank.
 Good luck to everyone who enters.

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                                Click for larger view of map


While you are at the show, drop by the AGMS Club Booth!

  • AGMS Show Pins, t-shirts, decals, patches, and more
  • Door prizes every hour and sometimes every ½ hour
  • Membership Applications

While the Kids will enjoy...

  • Wheel of Fortune
    cost is only $1.00 for a spin of the wheel – every spin is a winner!
  • Gem Mine
    cost is only $1.00 for a two minute hunt for polished rocks in our mine – best value in Austin!
  • Jewelry Making
    Take your find from the Gem Mine and have it turned into a lovely piece of jewelry. All for only $1.00!
  • Illumination Station
    For $.50 you can tour our display of fluorescent rocks and minerals. See if you can guess what changes will happen!
  • Touch Table
    Imagine a table full of rocks and minerals that YOU CAN TOUCH. That’s right, a table full of rocks and minerals that can be touched with a volunteer ready to answer any questions you might have. And this event is free. Stop on by!

Parents can enjoy...

  • Over 30 dealers with a great selection of fine gems, minerals, jewelry, fossil, meteorites and more! Just in time for the holidays.
  • Art demonstrations
  • Exhibits
  • Door prizes

Come watch our lapidary art demonstrations on:

  • The exacting science of faceting. Watch “rough” gems as they are transformed into dazzling gem stones
  • Watch as a rough piece of rock is transformed into a beautiful cab
  • Find out how to make a wearable piece of art from an artist at work, wireworking, chainmaile, even polymer clay

Interested in offering a demonstration at our event? Email our Demonstration Coordinator.




  • University of Texas                                                                              
  • Famous Diamond Replicas by the Texas Faceters Guild                                    
  • Food Table
  • Learn how to tumble rocks at home
     rock tumblerdino talkgem mine      
Youth Education Day 2016   
Sponsored by SILICON LABS
Friday, October 21 (9-5), 2016

Click on benefits to learn more about bringing your students
Please see below for class registration.


Registration will open in August 2016   

                         School Information

    Public School Registration     School Benefits               Home School Registration      Can't make it on Friday?                
   Questions or need more information click teacherinfo  to email us.                

   School Bus Instructions

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If you are a dealer interested in joining our show, please email the Dealer Chair.
If you are interested in information about attending this event, please email the Show Chair.
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