Parrsboro Rockhound RoundupPLEASE NOTE:  Due to the COVID19 situation, the NS Gem and Mineral Show Committee has made the difficult decision to cancel the event for August 2020.  We are concerned for people's safety and feel that crowds will not be gathering by then.  We hope all our friends stay safe.  Looking forward to 2021 being a healthier year.

Since 1966, the Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show has been held in the Town of Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada.  A showcase for geological treasures, and with over 30 high quality exhibitors of spectacular gems, minerals, jewelry and metalwork, the Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show is a very popular family event.

The gem and mineral displays, and specimens for sale, are some of the finest in the Maritimes.  A weekend of workshops, geological events and demonstrations let you experience what it's like to work with gems and minerals, or shape a metalwork design.  Pan for gold and much more!
MEET THE VENDORS  

Creations by Moss

Creations by Moss Creations by Moss, features Eileen Moss, from Kingston, Ontario with her hand crafted stone and crystal earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings. Eileen is a lapidary instructor in Kingston and enjoys creating her one of a kind designs.

Visit us on the Web: www.facebook.com/creationsbymoss

Gem Hunter Acquisitions

Gem Hunter Acquisitions Gem Hunter Acquisitions invests in quality rough and cut stone for cabochon and facet cutting. Anyone who wants to read my feedback on my online sales can do so through this link below. You can also contact me through the Gemrock site under gemrough. You can view some of the faceted stones I have up listed and a few cabochons. Mostly I concentrate on faceted stones online and the cabochons at the gem shows.

Visit us on the Web: www.gemrockauctions.com/stores/gemrough

GemFan Co. Ltd

GemFan Co. Ltd Welcome to GemFan Co. Ltd! My collection features large, bold pieces set with genuine gemstones. The inspiration begins with carefully chosen gemstones, each one unique in it's organic qualities, lines, curves and radiance. The resulting pieces represent natural beauty with colours, shapes and lusters as distinct as those who wear them. On my website you find my jewellery creations. On my Etsy page I sell loose gemstones (If you are looking for a gem and cannot find it on my page, please send me a email, I might have it in stock) and also jewellery with gems.

Visit us on the Web: www.gem-fan.com

Nova Scotia Agate

Nova Scotia Agate Nova Scotia Agate offers agate, amethyst, quartz and fine minerals for sale, collected from the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada. Nova Scotia boasts some of the finest Flame Agate in the world, including the Red Flame, Cherry Flame, and Golden Flame varieties. Other notable agates include the colorful porcelain and white banded varieties (which may include unusual amethyst + mineral combinations).

Visit us on the Web: www.novascotiaagate.com

Tysons' Fine Minerals

Tysons Fine Minerals Tysons' Fine Minerals Inc. is owned and operated by Rod and Helen Tyson, who re-located from Edmonton to Parrsboro in 2007. Canadian minerals are our specialty, as we do a lot of our own collecting. We also sell jewellery and lapidary art, both from local and international materials, as well as minerals from around the world. Tysons' maintains a large, on-site workshop and we do custom lapidary work, jewellery, mobiles/light catchers , plus some jewellery repairs. During the current social restrictions, we will be increasing our on-line presence to include virtual shopping, custom design, mineral identification, and more.

Visit us on the Web: www.tysonsfineminerals.com

Parrsboro, Nova Scotia

Bay of Fundy View, Parrsboro, Nova ScotiaLocated along the coast of the Bay of Fundy, the Town of Parrsboro is the perfect place to stay and experience the world’s highest tides and enjoy authentic Nova Scotia hospitality.

But the Fundy tides are not the only big deal in town.  Parrsboro is where Canada's oldest dinosaurs once roamed!  The Fundy Geological Museum shares the area's rich 350 million year history of fossils, stones and dinosaur bones with exhibits and guided beach tours.

For more about Parrsboro, please click here.
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