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Getting Ready for Tucson

The 60th Annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is coming up at the end of January and goes through the beginning of February. As always, I’ll be there. Geodes, fossils, and other kinds of rock and mineral formations that are out of this world abound at the Tucson Show. If there’s anything like that you’ve…

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Aronstam Jewelers hosts a William Henry Knife show

Father’s day, anniversaries, birthdays, special occasions or just needing to find something different and unique for a man, I am always looking to fill the bill. This year along with many unique men’s gifts, we are featuring William Henry Knives. William Henry Knife collectors are a special breed. They know fine quality, excellent craftsmanship, and…

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Check out these gems from the Tucson Gem & Mineral show

When I come back from the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, I’m full of inspiration. I’ve just seen one of the largest collections of rare colored and beautifully cut gemstones, fossils so intricate and fantastic, they beg to be on display, and unusual finds that are so breathtaking, they are truly in a class by…

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Best of the 2013 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show

I’m back from my annual trek to the always amazing Annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. To me, the Tucson show is more like the Disneyland of gems and fossils. I absolutely love it! As usual, there were amazing geodes of every shape, color and size. As you may know, geodes are ancient works of…

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My favorite gem show is just ahead: Tucson

I can’t begin to express how much I enjoy the Annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. The show, which in one form or another from the end of January through most of February and is the largest such show in the US. Personally, I think it’s the best in the world. This year’s show, the…

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Gaia Pelikan Brings Alchemy to Aronstam Jewelers

When I saw Gaia Pelikan’s jewelry, I was knocked out by his ability to transform small pieces of history and nature into wearable, one-of-a-kind art. It is his almost magical precious metal transformations that have earned Gaia the description of an “alchemist.” A master goldsmith, he is known for mixing precious metals and pairing them…

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Rare Artifacts & Art For Your Home

As much as I love working with gem stones and precious metals, part of the passion I have for them is grounded in a love of nature. It amazes me when I look at a fiery black opal, a brilliant citrine or a Tahitian pearl and think of the natural forces that formed them. So…

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