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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 […]

Lightning Ridge DVD

Regular readers may know that Andrew spent last weekend at the Lightning Ridge Opal Show.  As always, this was an enjoyable weekend catching up with friends on the gem show circuit and doing some buying and selling.  Of course, the unique thing about Lightning Ridge is the amazing landscape and wonderful black opal to be […]

2007 Celtic Festival

The Australian Celtic Festival is over for another year but there is no doubt that this year’s festival was the best yet.  Fantastic weather, big crowds of visitors and incredible entertainment added up to great fun for everyone. Aussie Sapphire had a great weekend of trading with lots of interested visitors and plenty of purchases.  […]