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Emmaville Gemfest

Emmaville Gemfest is coming up very soon so make sure you keep this weekend free for a really friendly and fun gem show up in the heart of the New England gemfields. GEMFEST – 6th, 7th & 8th September For more information, please contact the Emmaville Mining Museum 6734 7025, Ron Jillett on 6734 7210 […]

Emmaville Gemfest

Last weekend saw another successful Emmaville Gemfest.  There were more visitors this year with some travelling from Victoria for fossicking in the area.  Some fossickers came back empty handed but everyone seemed to enjoy themselves – we saw a few pieces of emerald from Saturday’s trip that were smallish (between 1 and 2 carats) but with […]

Emmaville Gemfest

The Emmaville Gemfest and Swap Meet is coming up soon.  Run as a fundraiser for the Emmaville Mining Museum, this is a great little show for people who like to mix their gem shows with a bit of hands-on fossicking. Emmaville Mining Museum Gemfest at the Emmaville Caravan Park 1st, 2nd and 3rd September 2007 Field trips […]

Emmaville Sheep Races

Took the afternoon off today to attend the Emmaville Sheep Races – something a bit different to our usual hours in the office grading gems.  This annual event is one of the main fundraisers for the Emmaville Mining Museum so we like to support their efforts. This day is an absolutely classic event for those who […]