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Minerama Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show in Glen Innes is NSW’s largest annual gem and jewellery show, attracting visitors and dealers from all over Australia.
Held every year on the 2nd weekend in March, Minerama is perfect for all gem and jewellery lovers, rockhounds and outdoor adventurers.
Where: Glen Innes Showgrounds
When: 13th-15th March 2020
How much: Gold coin donation
Minerama is held at the historic Glen Innes Showgrounds.
Entry is a Gold Coin donation.
Did you know that Glen Innes Highlands is one of the world’s richest mineral diversity belts which means that sapphires are just one of the many types of gems found in the area?
What better place to host a Fossicking, Gem & Jewellery Show.
There are over 100+ stalls trading in gemstones, fine jewellery, facet rough, lapidary tools & supplies, crystals, beads, fossils, mineral specimens, arts, crafts and more.
You can also expect gem cutting and beading displays, advice from gemmologists and plenty of great food and entertainment throughout the weekend.
Stalls are open for everyone to explore on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday and whether you are after a two-dollar souvenir, a gemstone of world-class quality or a unique piece of jewellery you’ll find it at Minerama.
If you love adventure and want to try your luck hunting for treasure there are options available at Minerama.
Beginners: There are daily fossicking lessons for beginners, children and families who are interested in learning a few tricks of the trade. Lessons are available for a gold coin donation at the Minerama site. During the lesson you can find gems such as crystals, topaz, grass stone and jelly bean crystals.
Experienced: If you are a keen gem hunter and want to try your luck in some of the Glen Innes Highlands best kept secret sites then you won’t want to miss out on a guided field trip. Bookings are required and can be made through the Minerama website in the lead up to the event.
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We look forward to hearing all of your adventures when we see you in March next year for our Minerama Fossicking Gem & Jewellery Show.
If you enjoy Minerama and are in town for the weekend be sure to check out these other great attractions Glen Innes Highlands has on offer.
Discover our regions rich mining history with extensive collections of gems and minerals on show at the Emmaville Mining Museum.
Reddestone Sapphires have an exclusive range of cut and polished, high quality natural sapphire.
If you are after fossicking equipment or lapidary supplies then the Gem Hunters Haven is your one stop shop.
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