My Fort Myers Gem Show Adventure

Sometimes the build up is better than the actual event.

What’s that saying?…

It’s all about the journey…not the destination.

Def. the case for my recent trip to this local gem show.

Fort Meyers Gem Show

Even though this gem show was a bit of a dud for me, I still found an amazing specimen…so not a total wash!

Check out my vlog of this gem show below. In it I cover:

  • Fake ruby! & story of someone getting dupes out of $5K
  • A very knowledgeable & reputable rock hound
  • Fire Quartz
  • My new fabulously large Smokey Elestial Enhydro!

It’s always fun to check out a gem show in your area…no matter what, really!

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You can click these links to see if there are any coming around soon near you:

And of course, part of any sparkly adventure is the fun of prepping for it! So, here’s a link to my post where I outline everything you need to know to gear up: Gem Show Shopping Tips.

There are also links over there to many of my yearly visits […]

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5 Crystal Shopping Tips

Before we get to my 5 Crystal shopping tips…  I’ll tell you right now. I don’t like shopping.

I never have.

Nope, never got my sox off at strolling through the mall and ogling at purses, shoes & clothes. In fact, I avoid malls like the plague.

BUT… take me crystal shopping… that’s a whole ‘nother ball game. I’m all in!

Perhaps its because it’s not quite as easy as just driving over to the mall & this makes it more like a hunt. You have to wait for a gem show to come to town, shop at your local metaphysical store, which for some may be well out of the way or do your shopping hunting online with a vendor that you really trust.

So, perhaps its the fact that its more of a quest, a challenging chase, or a MISSION even that hooks me in…

But I’m HOOKED; line and sinker.

Where I shop

As you know, I get most of my wholesale inventory (which I don’t really keep too much of these days) and shop for special order clients once a year […]

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