|Show Page - 2020 Grassy Creek Gem Show Info
Spruce Pine Gem Show
Updated June 12, 2020 12:15 PM Eastern
It's official: The Show Is On!
We've been hopeful & have just gotten word that the the
show WILL be held this year for the 36th year in a row!
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|Visit our Dixie Euhedrals/The Mineral Gallery booth at the 2020 Grassy Creek (Fire Dept) Gem Show.
Pictures of the show from previous years are shown below. I'll add photos from last year soon.
Here's all you need to know about the Spruce Pine gem show, with dates and hours and even a map!
|Grassy Creek Mineral and Gem Show - 2020
July 26 through August 02, 2020. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Some vendors open on the 25th & keep longer hours)
Parkway Fire and Rescue Event Grounds
136 Majestic View
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
Alternate GPS / Google Maps / Car Navigation address : 231 Skyview Circle, Spruce Pine, NC 28777
|Official Show description and information: The 36th annual Grassy Creek Gem and Mineral Show is put on by
the Parkway Fire & Rescue to raise money for new equipment. Over 60 U.S. and International dealers with
almost any kind of jewelry, gemstone and mineral specimens, fossils, lapidary equipment and more.
FREE ADMISSION. Food is available - 2 food/ice cream vendors.
Port-A-Johns are available.
This is an outside event so be prepared for rain.
Official Show Website: www.grassycreekgemshow.org
|The show changed locations in 2017. Instead of being in
front of the fire station it is now on top of the hill beside the
old location. Here is a picture from the top of the hill
showing the "Majestic View" that the access road gets its
|Our booth is located on the second row of tents when you come up the hill from the
road on the Fire Dept. side.
If you enter from the far side by the Chevrolet dealership we are the next to last row.
We are the third space in the second row (the first dealer has a double space so we
are actually the second Dealer in the row)
We have tables covered with rocks and buckets of rocks in front of our two tents. This
is lapidary material for cabbing or carving, obsidian for flint knapping and rocks for
display such as large petrified wood. Our booth with the buckets is partly shown in the
photo below in the lower left hand corner of the photo.
We have a 20' x 40' space with two 10 x 20 tents and the rest of the space has
outside tables , buckets, and piles of rocks.
Inside the tents we have lots of mineral specimens such as Jackson's Crossroads
amethyst, Hiddenite crystals from Hiddenite and lots of minerals and crystals from the
estates of longtime collectors.
This year we will have lots of radioactive minerals from world-wide locales as well as
torbernite from right there in Spruce Pine!
|Shown below is the rainbow leading
directly to the pot of gold in my tent!
|Click to enlarge Panorama photo.
|We will be bringing lots of Jackson's
Crossroads amethyst from when I first
bought the property in 2004 when it
was just wooded timber land.
|I always bring many flats of Graves Mountain
Rutile Crystals (some are huge!)
Click any photo to enlarge.
|You can click the banner below to see all of the things that we have for
sale. I always bring 2 truckloads of material for sale. I'm not able to bring
every type of mineral that I have for sale but I do take requests!
So have a look at what all we carry and message me from the contact
page (or see image below left) and I'll be glad to bring things on request.
|We do a lot of digging in places as far
away as Africa as well as lots of US
locations. Be sure to explore this
website to see the adventures and
digging trips that we go on.
|The road the event field is on is new so it
doesn't show up on Google maps yet. You can
use the map below or enter the address
where Majestic View begins and then just ride
up the hill to the Gem Show:
231 Skyview Circle
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
On the map below you can expand to full
screen, share, or send to your phone. if
you're signed into a Google account you can
also save the address for later.
If you toggle to satellite view you can see
the new field that is on top of the hill.
|We will be bringing lots of Hiddenite crystals for sale (From Hiddenite, North Carolina)
as well as lots of Torbernite and Meta-autunite from Spruce Pine, North Carolina. To
see more Torbernite specimen photos just click the torbernite banner below right.
I added a Hiddenite Crystal Page link below.
|We will have Brandberg Amethyst
Crystal Slices for sale at the show!
These are great for wire-wraps or just
to have and to hold!
Click the banner below for more photos.
|This year we will be bringing lots of Jackson's Crossroads
amethyst crystals, Hiddenite crystals, Graves Mountain Rutile
Crystals, lost of Torbernite and Meta - autunite from spruce pine,
North Carolina (Bring your Geiger counter as we'll have lots of
radioactive minerals) as well as fluorescent minerals and all types
of cab rough.
We will be bringing mineral / crystal specimens from the Bailey
estate and the Lee Myers estate as well as other collections that
I am handling.
This year we'll be bringing more than ever before.
|New Find! Kyanite crystals from Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia,
USA! The crystal below is from the new find. Some of the crystals
even have tiny translucent red staurolite on them!